A New Way to Support U.S. Veterans - The Veterans Business Directory

This Veterans Day and all year long, people can honor U.S. veterans in a new way: Thank them for their military service and then do business with them at the nationwide Veterans Business Directory.

Charleston, SC, October 24, 2008 --(PR.com)-- With the approach of Veterans Day Americans should take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices and bravery of all who have served our country.

Carrying this spirit and tradition of supporting U.S. veterans, VetFriends.com has created a nationwide online directory of veteran-owned companies and professionals at www.vetfriends.com/business. This Veterans Day, people can honor a veteran in a new way: Thank them for their military service and then do business with them.

The Veterans Business Directory allows users to search a free, online directory to find services and products both locally and nationwide. Visitors can browse by city, state and specific category of interest, ranging from plumbers to realtors to security experts and information technology, through hundreds of categories. Listings provide a company description and full contact information including phone, fax, address, web address, e-mail and more.

Veterans interested in listing their business or service along with companies who currently employ veterans, can learn more by visiting www.vetfriends.com/business and clicking on the "Business Listing Options" link. All registered businesses will receive up to 10 free Veterans Business Directory logo stickers to display and show their pride. For veterans interested in information on starting a new business there is a free "Business Resource" section with guides, links, business tips and more to further assist veterans.

Other features available on the website include: search over 893,000 members to make contact with old friends; information on how to obtain military records and medals; 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 looks forward to a wonderful Veterans Day filled with honor, thanks and support for our U.S. Veterans and military personnel of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard - all heroes of our nation.

Founded in 2000 by Marine Corps veteran of Desert Storm, Dale F. Sutcliffe, thousands of people have been reconnected through VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Operation Desert Storm and the present. Since that time, over 12,000 businesses have registered in the Veterans Business Directory and there are currently over 893,000 members of the Web site.

Adam Moore