Our Community Salutes to be held May 17

The second annual Our Community Salutes (OCS) High School Enlistee Recognition Ceremony and reception will be held May 17 on the deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial.

The purpose of this event is to recognize and honor Oahu’s high school seniors who plan to enlist into the military after graduation this spring.

The event will kick off with an invitation-only reception. During this time, guests will have the opportunity to meet with the ceremony’s speakers, military service representatives, local business leaders, community leaders and military veterans.

A traditional military ceremony will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. featuring military and civilian speakers.

OSC of Hawaii is a community-based, all-volunteer initiative consisting of military veterans, veteran organizations, local business leaders, community leaders and educators dedicated to exhibiting the aloha spirit in welcoming young men and women to the military ohana (family).

OSC was established in 2009 in New Jersey and has grown into a national organization conducting programs across the United States.

For more information, call 541-1627 or email Thomas.w.rossiter2.civ@mail.mil.

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