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

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When celebrating high school seniors, don’t leave out military-bound students

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Philly.com | Opinion | Dr. Ken Hartman
Updated: MARCH 28, 2018

April marks the beginning of when 1.8 million college-bound high school seniors will decide on which […]

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Windsor High School is the ‘first to say thank you’

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Windsor Central High School and the Conklin Kiwanis clubs were the “first to say thank you” to high school graduates entering the military.

On June 7, […]

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Event Honors Those Entering the Military After High School

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

A Kiwanis club hosted an event in Windsor Wednesday night honoring those entering the military after high school.

The event called, “First to Say Thank You,” honored […]

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Cape May County Honors Graduates Entering the Military

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Forest Wan won’t have much of a summer vacation. Just two weeks after the Ocean City High School senior graduates, he will report to […]

To All Who Have Served, “Thank You”