15th Annual Veterans Day 'Honor and Thanks' Tribute at U.S. Veteran Founded VetFriends.com

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VetFriends.com, as part of its Veteran Day tribute, has created a nationwide Veterans Day Parade Directory, a Veterans Discount Center, along with a Veteran Healthcare Resource site to support, honor and thank veterans.

Charleston, SC: https://www.VetFriends.com – the largest Web site for reuniting U.S. military veterans, carries the spirit of Veterans Day by carrying out its own tradition: the annual Veterans Day "Honor & Thanks" campaign. As part of this campaign, the site offers a nationwide parade directory, a Veteran Discount Center and historical photo tribute – free for all to view. Additionally, a nationwide online database of VA Hospitals with resources, ratings and reviews has been created at https://www.VAratings.com.

The VetFriends Veterans Day parade/events directory is available for people to find events in their communities to show their support. The directory will include the location, date, and time of each listed event. Coordinators along with community residents can submit and register their events at https://www.vetfriends.com/parades.

The Veterans Discount Center at https://www.vetfriends.com/veteran-discount-center/ provides a centralized listing of local and national veteran discounts. The discount directory is updated weekly, and is displayed on the VetFriends.com site. By allowing businesses to post their special veteran pricing freely on the network, the Veterans Discount Center provides an ideal opportunity for companies to give back and thank our U.S. military veterans.

The VetFriends.com photo collection at https://www.vetfriends.com/militarypics is comprised of thousands of pictures in honor of U.S. veterans and military personnel. Visitors can search for images by specific military branch, military base, year, war, state, or country. Each picture contains background information along with a brief message and/or description. Honor a loved one who served and post their photo in the VetFriends collection.

After reuniting with a Vietnam service buddy through VetFriends.com, veteran K. D. Herbert writes to VetFriends.com:

"A couple of months after posting my photo, I received an e-mail from VetFriends saying someone was trying to get in touch with me. It turned out to be the photographer of my picture and a friend...We have since been exchanging e-mails and he has even added a few pictures of his own to VetFriends too...It was fantastic to hear from him. Thank you VetFriends."

A nationwide online database of VA Hospitals with ratings and reviews at https://www.VAratings.com has recently been launched. The goal of the site is to allow veterans to share their experiences, rate their local VA hospitals and clinics and to help improve and provide awareness to Veterans Affairs facilities nationwide.

VAratings.com powered by VetFriends.com provides a free ratings/review system with a directory of all VA Hospitals, Outpatient Clinics, Veteran Centers, National Cemeteries and Intake Centers. The rating system consists of a 5 star rating process with questions about a veteran’s visit that deal with: Department, Ease of scheduling, Wait times, Treatment quality, Staff’s quality of care and more. A comment section is also available where veterans can add more information and others visitors can respond directly to posts.

Other features available on VetFriends.com include: allowing its members to search the 1,900,000+ member database to contact old military service friends and relatives; the option to search over 10,000 military units; information on how to obtain your own or a relative's lost military records or medals; veteran job boards; a photo collection featuring past and present military photos; a military entertainment section including era specific jokes, cadences, and lingo; military reunion announcements, military products and discounts; and a variety of other features and services.

This Veterans Day and all year long, VetFriends.com encourages all Americans to honor and support the heroes of our nation – the veterans and active military of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.

Founded in 2000 by a U.S. military veteran, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II, Vietnam, Operation Desert Storm, and the present. For further information or interview opportunities, please contact VetFriends.com at the provided contact information.

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