(PRWEB) May 13, 2015
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, while remembering the fallen heroes who have sacrificed their all. In honor and support of U.S. veterans and military personnel, VetFriends.com has created an online Memorial Day parade/events directory along with an online Casualty Memorial for visitors to view and share bio information, memorial photos, and personal notes. Additionally, a remembrance and honor Memorial Day tribute video has been posted by VetFriends.com.
The Memorial Day parade/events directory at https://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 500,000 visitors per month to view. 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 VetFriends.com Casualty Memorial at https://www.vetfriends.com/memorial/ is sourced by the federal National Archives, and allows visitors to search by first and last name, state, military branch and war to view memorial pages of service men and women spanning back to the Korean War. Each listing shows the date of birth, hometown, military branch of service, along with the date of his or her death.
Family and friends can submit bio information, personal notes, along with a collection of photos in honor of their fallen loved ones. Visitors, family members and friends are invited to leave a comment on the tribute page of fallen military personnel, along with a memorial tribute candle. With Memorial Day approaching, VetFriends encourages all to visit the Memorial to honor and give thanks to U.S. veterans and active military personnel.
In addition to the Memorial, 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
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 and paying tribute to the fallen heroes.
Other features available on VetFriends.com include: search the member database of over 1,800,000 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.
Founded in 2000 by a U.S. veteran, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Vietnam, Operation Desert Storm and the present.
For further information and/or interview opportunities please contact VetFriends.com at (800) 975-1618.