Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 14, 2008
On Memorial Day, U.S. veterans will come together nationwide to honor their fallen military brothers and sisters who have sacrificed the ultimate for their country. Many veterans wear their medals, branch insignia and share their military records with family and friends. http://www.VetFriends.com - the largest Web site for reuniting U.S. veterans - provides the information needed to obtain military medals and records for U.S. veterans and their families, to preserve and share the memory of one's service.
Military medals -- symbols of service.
Veterans wear their medals with pride on Memorial Day, as they take part in parades, memorials and ceremonies. For anyone who may have lost their medals or would like to reclaim a family member's medals, VetFriends.com provides information on how to replace them at http://www.vetfriends.com/military_record.cfm.
For both veterans and family members alike, military records are valuable documents to possess, signifying their own or a loved one's time of service. "Personally, historically and genealogically, these records hold great importance," says VetFriends.com founder Dale F. Sutcliffe. VetFriends.com provides detailed information for visitors on how to request and obtain their own or a family member's military records; complete forms are available on the site in a user-friendly manner for easy access, highlighting the necessary steps one needs to take. Additionally, information to request medical and separation papers is posted as well. For more information please visit http://www.vetfriends.com/military_record.cfm.
VetFriends.com member W. Walton states, "I recently received my father's military records. Now I can replace his service medals that were lost. Thanks VetFriends.com."
Additional Resources -- Visitors can search the database to make contact with old friends, set up reunions, post photos and messages, share military jokes and more. VetFriends.com currently has over 858,000 members, attracting over 150,000 visitors per month.
In support of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, VetFriends.com encourages all Americans to honor our fallen soldiers, while thanking and supporting U.S. veterans and military personnel this Memorial Day, and all year long.
Founded in 2000 by Marine Corps veteran of Desert Storm, Dale F. Sutcliffe, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Operation Desert Storm and the present. For further information and/or interview opportunities please contact Maynard Anderson at (843) 856-2867 or via e-mail at: publicrelations @ vetfriends.com.