Tag: Our Community Salutes

Medal of Honor recipient speaks at Fort McCoy Community Salute
May 21, 2018
88th Readiness Division

Army Reserve leader honors newest military enlistees
May 23, 2017
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command (left), and Larance Kirby, executive director for the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs (right), recognize Raelyn Blevins, high-school student and future member of the Delaware Air National Guard, during the sixth-annual Our Community Salutes recognition ceremony May 16 at the Cavaliers County Club in Newark, Delaware.  Kok and Kirby joined Wilmington University and the Delaware Chapter, Association of the United States Army in honoring more than 100 high-school students who have volunteered to enlist in all branches of the U.S. military following graduation.

Army Reserve general helps honor high school seniors
May 19, 2017
Our Community Salutes, a not-for-profit organization, hosted it's yearly induction ceremony in Patchogue, N.Y. to honor high school seniors who have recently enlisted into the military.  Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command, presents Samantha Braband, who has enlisted in the Navy, a challenge coin. In the background stands event organizer Bob Vecchio. Vecchio is chairman of Our Community Salutes Brookhaven Town Chapter and is also the president of the Board of Education for the William Floyd school district of Suffolk County, N.Y.