Reaches One Million 'Likes' on Facebook

    Reaches One Million 'Likes' on Facebook

Website reaches new heights in social media

PR Newswire

MCLEAN, Va., July 10, 2013

MCLEAN, Va., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ reached one million
'Likes' on Facebook this past weekend – a significant milestone for a site
that has always focused on social forums.

The website has a strong social media presence on Facebook and on Twitter
keeping fans and followers updated on military news and benefits information,
jobs for veterans, and ways for the military community to connect online.

"One million 'Likes' on Facebook is a significant milestone for us," said T
McCreary, President of and retired Navy Rear Admiral. "As a
community website, we are always looking to extend our reach and provide
information to our members. We've worked hard to ensure our social media
destinations are valuable for anyone looking for information about the

Vivian Greentree, Director of Research and Policy for Blue Star Families,
agreed saying, "In our recent Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle
Survey, was cited as one of the top three resources for military
families to find information. We know that military families are increasingly
getting their news and information from trusted, reliable online sources. As a
result, we are not surprised that's popularity continues to grow
within the military community."

"We've always focused on giving the audience places to exchange ideas,
primarily through our discussion boards," said Editor Ward
Carroll. "Our Facebook page has supplemented our other forums nicely and
created another place for our readers to communicate with us and each other." launched in 2000. Acquired by Monster Worldwide in 2004,
additional focus was placed on veteran employment and resources for members
about to transition to civilian life. Resources like the Military Skills
Translator, GI Bill tools, and time-phased information to prepare
servicemembers for their post military careers are easily accessible.
Membership to the site is free. In addition, features the latest
defense news, benefits information, military videos, education information and
spouse and family updates.

About is the nation's largest military and veteran online news and
membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists, guard
members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those
considering military careers. enables Americans with military
affinity to access their benefits, advance their careers, enjoy military
discounts, and stay connected for life. is a business unit of
Monster Worldwide Inc. More information is available at

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