Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 29, 2009
U.S. military veterans curious about the whereabouts of their past service buddies, visit http://www.VetFriends.com -- the largest Web site for reuniting veterans, active military, family and friends. As Memorial Day approaches, VetFriends.com encourages all Americans to give thanks to the brave men and women who have and are currently serving our country, along with honoring and remembering our fallen heroes.
Leading up to Memorial Day, VetFriends will be promoting a nationwide Memorial Day parade directory, an online Memorial Day forum for visitors to share their thoughts, along with an online Casualty Memorial, which can be viewed at https://www.vetfriends.com/memorial/index.cfm.
In addition, VetFriends.com has created a Web site for veterans, active military, along with friends and family, offering tools to: search military veterans and personnel to make contact with old service buddies, set up veteran reunions, chat online with other veterans, post military photos and share military jokes, obtain information on how to receive medals and military records, and more. VetFriends.com currently has over 937,000 members nationwide, attracting over 160,000 visitors per month.
Currently, there are 29 million U.S. veterans, of which 80% served during a time of conflict. They hold their veteran status in high regard and with intense loyalty. U.S. veteran and VetFriends.com founder D.F. Sutcliffe says, "Common experiences among veterans and their families often creates a desire to socialize with and seek out others of similar backgrounds."
After locating 52 men with the assistance of VetFriends.com, veteran R. Soden writes, "If it hadn't been for VetFriends.com I would have only kept track of one man in Iowa. Thank you VetFriends for getting me started! We love our vets. God bless you."
With the approach of Memorial Day, VetFriends.com encourages Americans to reflect and give thanks to the courage and honor of all U.S. veterans and military. With this in mind, VetFriends.com will be promoting a nationwide Memorial Day parade directory, an online Memorial Day forum for visitors to share their thoughts, along with an online Casualty Memorial which can be viewed at https://www.vetfriends.com/memorial/index.cfm.
Founded in 2000 by U.S. veteran of Desert Storm, D.F. Sutcliffe, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Operation Desert Storm and the present. VetFriends.com has a current member count of over 937,000 people with roughly 160,000 visitors per month to the site.
Please visit http://www.vetfriends.com for more information.