OCS of Fredericksburg

2018 Recognition Ceremony

Our Community Salutes of Fredericksburg will hold its annual ceremony on May 5, 2018.

About This Chapter

Our Community Salutes (OCS) is a non-profit organization created to recognize and honor graduating high school students (and their parents) who plan to enlist in the armed services after graduation.

Local citizens, veteran’s organizations, and private businesses donate their time and money to support events sponsored by OCS, including its annual Recognition Ceremony.

Individuals interested in starting an Our Community Salutes organization in their community should use the contact form the OCS website.

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

2017 Recognition Ceremony

The 6th Annual Enlistee Recognition Ceremony will be held at The Dodd Auditorium at The University of Mary Washington on June 3, 2017

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/268474880274862/

2016 Recognition Ceremony

2015 Recognition Ceremony

Recent News and Information

Community salutes 181 students entering Armed Forces

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

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

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Central Virginia Students Recognized for Military Enlistment

May 28th, 2017|0 Comments

High school students preparing to take the next step in their military career were recognized.

The second annual Our Community Salutes recognition ceremony was held at […]

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Central Virginia Students Recognized for Military Enlistment

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — High school students preparing to take the next step in their military career were recognized. The second annual Our Community […]

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