For Immediate Release
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – MilitaryConnection.com (www.militaryconnection.com) is proud to announce that they have become a corporate supporter of the Defense Department's America Supports You program. The relationship continues to benefit the military community through alliances and partnerships with a number of the nonprofit organizations that are part of the America Supports You program.
“At MilitaryConnection.com, we are committed to supporting those who serve, past and present, and their families,” said Debbie Gregory, president and chief executive officer of MilitaryConnection.com. “It is our pleasure to join forces with many fine nonprofits and assist with programs that contribute to the welfare of our nation's Armed Forces. MilitaryConnection.com is embraced by the military community, which contributes to our extraordinary traffic and high rankings.”
“MilitaryConnection.com's work and their commitment to ASY nonprofit organizations truly demonstrates what the America Supports You program is all about,” said Allison Barber, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and founder of America Supports You. “By connecting with nonprofit groups to share their time and resources, Debbie and her team are strengthening Americans' ability to provide support to our military members and their families.”
MilitaryConnection.com, a portal of all things military, takes great pride in providing a multitude of resources for our nation's military audience. “MilitaryConnection.com is widely accepted as the ‘go to' site for getting things accomplished for troops and their families,” said retired Brig. Gen. James P. Combs, USAR. “The efforts of this company have resulted in an improved quality of life for thousands of troops.”
MilitaryConnection.com specializes in connecting those seeking employment with outstanding government and civilian employers. All areas of the website are free to users, including the Directory of Employers with over 30,000 employers and the brand new Scholarship Directory featuring thousands of scholarships. They continue to develop new resources and are excited about the forthcoming launch of MilitaryConnection.com's improved job board with a section that allows users to advertise on the site at no charge, items for sale such as cars, motorcycles, computers, etc. Also coming soon is a directory of veteran-owned businesses with free listings.
First introduced to the Defense Department program when they co-sponsored the 2006 America Supports You Freedom Walk in Simi Valley, Calif., MilitaryConnection.com joins forces with other outstanding America Supports You groups on a regular basis.
Last summer MilitaryConnection.com, along with several nonprofits, produced a free concert headlined by country music super star Phil Vassar for thousands of Marines and their families at Camp Pendleton. They also work with Soldier's Angels on numerous programs including securing and delivering comfort items for deployed troops. MilitaryConnection.com is proud to work with ThanksUSA and also funded a scholarship this year. "We have found MilitaryConnection.com to be a terrific gateway for communicating with military families far and wide about our scholarships for the kids and spouses of active duty personnel," said Bob Okun, CEO of ThanksUSA."
Offering one of the most comprehensive directories of military resources and information on the web, MilitaryConnection.com specializes in connecting members of the military community with top government and civilian employers. With something for everyone, this web site offers a directory of commissaries, a directory of over 30,000 employers, pay charts and calculators, a virtual job fair, a job board and more. MilitaryConnection.com assists hundreds of military organizations and nonprofits by featuring their press releases, newsletters and special events. You will find directories for each branch of service, articles of interest, benefits, forms, DoD news, valuable columns, Centcom, videos, music and more. When the next tour is back home, it's on MilitaryConnection.com.
About America Supports You
America Supports You is an ongoing, nationwide program organized by the Department of Defense to showcase Americans' support for the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families. Since its launch in November of 2004, the America Supports You program has welcomed nearly 360 homefront organizations and more than 35 corporations to the program. Many America Supports You supporters help the troops through letter writing, care packages, helping the wounded when they return home, assisting military families, sending an email or kind gesture—to learn more about how you can support military personnel please, visit www.AmericaSupportsYou.mil.