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Veterans trying to build online community

POSTED: November 8, 2007 5:00 a.m. has announced it’s building an online community for U.S. military veterans. is one of the lesser-known online communities. Unlike other community sites that try to cater to everyone, has a simpler premise: provide a premium community for U.S. Military Veterans.
“I got the idea of this community when I retired from the military and lost track of many of my old friends. We all used our local e-mail addresses and now everyone has moved on to other places,” said Steve Lecarpentier, president and founder of
“In fact, about a third of online customers in America change e-mail addresses every year, losing about half the relationships they had set up with people that communicate with them via e-mail. Joining is a great way to maintain your relationships with friends and former comrades in arms.”


• Patriotic domain name tells everyone what this site is about - U.S. Military Veterans.
• does not distribute your e-mail address or send unwanted promotions.
• There is no advertising at all on and there is no pop-up/pop-under advertising.
• Personalized profile pages where you can tell of your military and post-military achievements.
• Military Forums - where you can tell your stories and pose your questions to an audience of fellow Veterans.
• Ability to upload pictures and videos of your favorite memories.
• is owned and operated “by Veterans for Veterans.” is based in Tampa, Florida and provides an online community for U.S. Military Veterans.  
For more information or to contact, visit the company’s Web site at or call (813) 997-9636.
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