Our Community Salutes

Honoring and supporting our nation’s newest and youngest service members!


Senior Military and Community Leaders to address over 200 people at a ceremony to honor
our local high school seniors who will enlist in the US military after graduation.

SPECIAL GUESTS: High School Seniors enlisting in US military, their parents and family; Guidance
Counselors and Principals; and Recruiters from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force,
Coast Guard and National Guard

Military and Community Leaders: Cpl Kyle Carpenter, USMC, Medal of Honor Recipient will be
the Guest Speaker. National and local leaders will be present for this special evening.

  • Where: USS Yorktown, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
  • When: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • Time: 6-9 pm

REGISTER to attend this free event at: https://community.ocsusa.org/lowcountry/

The Patriots Point Foundation, the Palmetto Military Support Group, Charleston RiverDogs
Baseball team and numerous Veteran Service Organizations welcome you.

Host Committee Chairperson- Mary Regner: (703) 655-5147, [email protected]
“Today more than ever, our nation’s newest and youngest service members need to know that
their community and their country stand behind their decision to serve our nation”, Dr. Kenneth
Hartman, founder of Our Community Salutes. “College-bound seniors and Division 1 athletes
get much recognition. For our nation’s military-bound seniors, this is their signing ceremony”,
states Hartman.

About Our Community Salutes:

Our Community Salutes (OCS) was started in Camden County (NJ) in 2009. Today, OCS chapters exist in over 23 states, with over 40 OCS ceremonies being conducted this spring.

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