OCS of Central New York

About This Chapter

Volunteers

Want to support your community? We appreciate your desire to help as all of our events are made possible by volunteers like you. Individual, groups, organizations and businesses alike can volunteer to help. Want to act as a liaison with a service branch career recruiter? Help plan an event? Make a phone call to a potential sponsor? We welcome volunteers with various backgrounds, talents and skills. Please contact us to learn about volunteer opportunities and we’ll help you get started.

Sponsors

We’re proud to provide support from our sponsors who have an interest in serving the needs of your our military community. Sponsoring or advertising at an OCS event will create an authentic and lasting relationship with our graduates, enlistees, families and communities.

Contact us to see what opportunities can help your brand reach the enlistees and families of our communities.Sponsorship and advertising opportunities can include:

  • Publications
  • Social Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Materials
  • Events
  • Table-top Displays
  • … and much more!
Become a Sponsor

Contact Information

2016 Recognition Ceremony

On Saturday of this Memorial Weekend 135 graduates took the Oath of Enlistment from Brigadier General Anthony P. German. This annual Recognition Event is facilitated by Our Community Salutes of Central New York a 501 (c)(3) volunteer organization. OCSCNYworks in conjunction with the area branch recruiters covering 71 school districts in the following counties: Chenango, Delaware, Herkimer, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie.IMG_8053

This year, 2016, OCSCNY recognized 120 enlistees. The ceremony was presided over by Rear Admiral Gale (Keynote Speaker), Capt. Carolyn Hurtado- Marines ( Master of Ceremonies), Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, Bainbridge Mayor Philip Wade, Lt. Col Paul Russo (Soloist), Lt. Commander Jonathan Costolo, Rae Ann Clark, and Joan Kuhn Terry (OCSCNY, President). Read more here…

2015 Recognition Ceremony

Recent News and Information

Military-bound high school students honored at Rowan College at Burlington County

July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Burlington County Times | Local | Danielle DeSisto
Updated: May 23, 2018

Students who have decided to enlist in the military were honored at the county’s first Enlistee […]

SLIDESHOW: Our Community Salutes

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

TheDerrick.com | Local
Updated: May 25, 2018

The annual Our Community Salutes banquet honoring local high school seniors who are entering the military was held Friday night […]

Our Community Salutes-San Antonio Hosts Annual “A Night in Your Honor”

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

United States Navy | Burrell Parmer
Updated: May 22, 2018

More than 700 future service members, their families, educators, business leaders and the military gathered in the […]

Community salutes 181 students entering Armed Forces

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Fredericksburg.com | Local | Cathy Dyson
Updated: May 2, 2018

An event Saturday will honor local students who plan to join the armed serves after highschool graduation—and […]

To All Who Have Served, “Thank You”