Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 3, 2008
On Veterans Day, U.S. veterans will come together at local parades, events and reunions as the community honors and gives thanks to their service. Many veterans wear their medals and branch insignia, and share their military records with loved ones. 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 Veterans Day, as they take part in parades, events and ceremonies nationwide. 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. VetFriends additionally offers a detailed collection of miniature service medals on the Web site made from the same materials as the original versions.
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 in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and/or Coast Guard.
"Personally, historically and genealogically, military records hold great importance," says U.S. veteran and 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 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 to 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 981,000 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 and support our U.S. veterans and military personnel this Veterans Day, and all year long.
Founded in 2000 by a U.S. veteran of Desert Storm, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Operation Desert Storm and the present. Please contact Maynard Anderson at
publicrelations @ vetfriends.com for more information.