Honor Fund 2017-09-20T09:44:59-06:00

What is the OCF Honor Fund?

Honor the memory of a loved one or friend, or celebrate a special occasion by making a donation to the OCF Honor Fund. Your gift will help the ministry of OCF in its work to encourage military men, women, and families around the world. When we receive your contribution in honor of another person, we will send a letter to that person or their family letting them know your gift was given in their honor. We will also print the name of your loved one or friend in a future issue of Command magazine.

Who is the hero you honor?

Use the Hero Wall to tell us about the hero in your life—what makes them special to you? This wall is free to use. Although we encourage donations to the OCF Honor Fund to further the mission of OCF, no donation is required. Instead, this is a place where you can share your story and read others’ stories.

Who is the HERO you honor? Share your story and tell us about your hero by commenting below. You may share your story anonymously if desired. All stories are held in moderation until approved by a site administrator.

David J. Lind

In honor of Scott W. Salyers, born on November 18, 1954 in Battle Creek, Michigan. Scott entered eternal life at age 62 on August 26, 2017. An officer in the US Army who retired as a Colonel after 30 years of service, followed by 10 additional years at DIA. He is survived by his wife Brigitte Salyers in Fairfax Station, VA. Scott was great man & a good friend who loved his God, his wife, his friends & his country - in that order. It was an honor & a privilege to have known him. Now he has "Gone to be with Jesus" but I will see him again someday in glory because of what Jesus did for us through His life, His death & His resurrection!

Received: September 19, 2017

Kevin Pilgrim

C.Carl Pilgrim, my father, wounded and lost leg to amputation, on last battle of Korean War - OP Harry, as a platoon sergeant in 64th Armor is worthy of remberance on Memorial Day. Surviving the war he lived a life of service and duty to God, his family, and America. It is my greatest honor to be called his son.

God Bless America and may God be merciful in His judgment.

May 27, 2016

Kevin H.Pilgrim

LTC, AR (Ret)


Received: May 27, 2016


George Meaders was a key person in the ministry of Spring Canyon. I felt that honoring him would be especially appropriate since he gave us so much.

Received: November 5, 2015

Jose and Barcia Alejos

We have donated to OCF in honor of our two sons that are at two separate academies and the OCF program keeps them both grounded. This has been a blessing to them and a comfort to us to know that spiritually they are being fed while at the academies. After seeing how much OCF has blessed our family and taken care of two of our sons so well, my husband and I decided to split our tithing while they are in the academies between our church and these two ministries. I can't think of anything more worthwhile.

—Jose and Barcia Alejos

Received: November 5, 2015


I contributed to honor my classmates (USMA ’65) who were killed in Vietnam. I was at best a cultural Christian during my Vietnam service (1968-69), filled with a vague benevolence and the silly notion that I could probably slip into the afterlife with a low pass…not the rottenest apple in the barrel. I did not know Jesus as the Christ and had no clue of personal salvation by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone. As I think back to those fine men and fine soldiers who were killed, I wonder where they were in their faith journeys. Probably not much different than me. And I pray that our Lord will recognize that we "knew not what we did" (to slightly misquote) and be gracious to them…and forgive me my own failings toward them and toward Him.

Received: November 4, 2015

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