OCS of Delaware

2017 Recognition Ceremony

Wilmington University (WU) and the Delaware Chapter, Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) will be conducting their 6th annual Our Community Salutes Enlistee Recognition event at the Cavaliers Country Club on May 16th, 2017, to recognize and honor high school seniors who have chosen to enlist into the military after graduation this spring.

2015 Recognition Ceremony

Wilmington University (WU) and the Delaware Chapter, Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) conducted their fourth annual Our Community Salutes Enlistee Recognition event at the Wilmington University’s New Castle, DE campus on May 7th, 2015, to recognize and honor high school seniors who have chosen to enlist into the military after graduation this spring.

Speakers included emcee Tim Furlong of NBC 10 Philadelphia, Attorney General Matt Denn and Major General Glenn Lesniak, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Reserve. Student enlistees will receive letters of appreciation signed by U.S. Senators Carper and Coons, and U.S. Representative Carney. Also, each attendee received letters from both the State of Delaware House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees.

2014 Recognition Ceremony

Recent News and Information

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Our Community Salutes – AUSA Delaware Sponsored Event

May 21st, 2015|0 Comments

“Wilmington University and the Delaware Chapter, Association of the US Army co-sponsored the fourth annual “Our Community Salutes” ceremony in Delaware on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Wilmington University. We recognized and thanked those high school seniors […]

Wilmington University Honors High School Graduates at “Our Community Salutes” of Delaware

May 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

“Wilmington University and the Delaware Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) are partnering to host the third annual “Our Community Salutes” of Delaware dinner gala. This premier event will be held May 6 […]

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Students committed to military service being honored

May 6th, 2014|0 Comments

“Forty-four high school students who’ve committed to serving their country will be honored tonight in New Castle. The third annual “Our Community Salutes” event will be held at Wilmington University’s New Castle campus, according to Marine […]

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About OCS of Delaware

The Our Community Salutes of Delaware (OCSD) held their inaugural event in 2012. The program initially included student from New Castle County, but in 2013 the community expanded to include all seniors planning to enlist from all three counties in Delaware.

Past speakers have included former Attorney General Beau Biden and senior officers and enlisted personnel from the Delaware Army and Air National Guard, the United States Marine Corps, and Dover Air Force Base.

Contact Information

Want to participate in a OCS community event? We appreciate your desire to help, as all of our local OCS chapters are made up of volunteers just like you.

Individual, groups, organizations and businesses alike can demonstrate their commitment by volunteering to help with a local OCS chapter. From banquets to auditorium events, we have something that will fit your interests and let you join in the spirit of camaraderie. 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 all volunteers with various backgrounds, talents and skills.

Please contact us to learn about volunteer opportunities and we’ll help you get started.