During the month of May, The Omaha Composite Squadron participated in the distribution of Poppies to honor our American Veterans, and collected donations for both the American Legion Auxiliary – Omaha Unit #1, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2704.
The First volunteer activity took place on Armed Forces Day (May 21, 2016). On that day, OCS collected a record $1210.31, which will go towards the rehabilitation of veterans and their families, as well as active duty men and women. One of the new programs being funded by donations such as these, is the monthly birthday party at Victory Apartments for Veterans, and providing home cooked meals for veterans at New Vision.
The second activity took place during the Memorial Day weekend (May 28th). OCS Cadets and Seniors collected approximately $900 for VFW Post 2704. These proceeds help fund the activities of the VFW at the local level.