(PRWEB) May 10, 2012
Charleston, SC: As Memorial Day approaches, VetFriends.com - the largest Web site reuniting U.S. military veterans - is reaching out and asking all Americans to take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices and bravery of all who have served their country in times of need. In honor and support of U.S. veterans and military personnel, VetFriends.com has created an online Memorial Day parade/events directory along with a Memorial Day online forum free for all visitors to view and submit their comments to. Additionally, a remembrance and honor Memorial Day tribute video has also been posted by VetFriends.com.
The Memorial Day parade/events directory at http://www.vetfriends.com/memorialparades/ highlights the locations, dates and times of the Holiday's events. Moreover, coordinators can submit and register parades and events that may not yet be listed on the site. All listings will be posted on VetFriends.com for over 170,000 visitors per month to view, and circulated through a member e-newsletter reaching an additional 80,000 people nationwide. With these efforts, VetFriends.com hopes to encourage people across the nation to come together in support of U.S. veterans, active military and fallen heroes.
The online Memorial Day forum at http://www.vetfriends.com/memorial_day_forum/, allows visitors to read the personal comments and insights of what Memorial Day means to U.S. veterans, active and reserve military, along with their family and friends. In addition, VetFriends.com welcomes all users to post and share their own thoughts on the significance of Memorial Day.
U.S. veteran T. Eisenhour writes to the forum:
"Memorial Day is a day to honor all the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, who served this great nation to keep this country free. All of the fallen comrades, veterans and those who still serve this nation need to be commended not only on Memorial Day, but every day of the year."
In addition to the forum, VetFriends.com has created a U.S. veteran and military Memorial Day remembrance video dedicated to the many brave men and women who have sacrificed the ultimate for their country. The video can be viewed in its entirety and commented on at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu7mY5EAgKc
Other features available on VetFriends.com include: search the member database of over 1,265,000 people to make contact with old friends; search over 10,000 military units; information on how to obtain military records and medals; veteran job network; message boards; upload past and present photos; military jokes; search and post reunions; military products and discounts; along with a variety of other features and services.
VetFriends.com encourages Americans to show their thanks and support to our veterans and military personnel this Memorial Day and moreover all year long, while remembering the fallen heroes who have sacrificed the ultimate for their country.
Founded in 2000 by a U.S. veteran, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Operation Desert Storm and the present.
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