Launches Military Spouse Network: Largest Military Social Network Connects over 400,000 Military Spouses Worldwide

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As a way to connect, inform and empower America's military spouses located around the world, today announced the launch of Military Spouse Network ( This free social network is the largest online community for the over one million spouses and significant others of Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard forces(1)., a site within the Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ:MNST) network, is the largest military and veteran membership organization, with over eight million members and 7.9 million monthly unique visitors(2).

The nature of military life creates a bond among spouses, and this group is eager to lend a hand to one another

    The Military Spouse Network provides this active group with a destination to share experiences, trade lessons learned, find neighborhood or school information when relocating, use military discounts, maintain connection with spouse clubs and other organizations and professionally network with peers. Most importantly, the Military Spouse Network offers an informal support system which endures over time and defies geographical confines.

"The nature of military life creates a bond among spouses, and this group is eager to lend a hand to one another," said Andi Hurley, creator of's SpouseBUZZ blog ( "While there is no single location where this growing population can connect in person, the Military Spouse Network will provide the more than 435,000 spouse members with access to an interactive, responsive and supportive online community."

Military Spouse Network members can build profiles to share their stories and areas of expertise. The network also features access to military benefits updates, discounts, scholarship information, career resources, discussion boards and installation information. A "Spouse of The Day" section will also showcase the life and successes of a member.

Military Spouse Network is an expansion of the thriving Military Spouse community at, which includes:

-- SpouseBuzz, a blog run by military spouses that addresses issues affecting military spouses worldwide, and

--'s family discussion boards, a forum where members can post questions, concerns and tips for other military families.

Military Spouse Network also complements the Veterans Career Network ( where over 500,000 veterans have volunteered to help others veterans find careers in their field, location or organization.

About Monster Worldwide

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), parent company of Monster(R), the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit More information about Monster Worldwide is available at

About is the nation's largest online military destination serving over eight million members, including active duty personnel, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers. enables the 30 million Americans with military affinity to access their benefits, advance their careers, enjoy military discounts, and stay connected for life. develops efficient affinity marketing and communications programs for government agencies and companies serving this market. is a subsidiary of Monster Worldwide, Inc. More information is available at

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(1) Department of Defense's 2004 Profile of the Military Community

(2) comScore Media Metrix, August 2007

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