WESTBOROUGH, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For many veterans and their
families who wonder where their military troop members and war buddies are
today, Switchboard.com (http://www.switchboard.com) provides a means to locate
these people who once were an important part of their lives. It's free,
convenient and easy to use.
"Many family members of war heroes from previous generations have taken an
interest in learning more about their relatives' past relations in the
military, and trying to connect with people from long ago that they have
little information about," says Elaine Haney, Switchboard's VP of Marketing &
Operations. "These searches are easier than most people think, and they don't
involve investigative agencies or even have a fee."
Haney shared these captivating military reunion stories from Switchboard
-- Grandson of World War Two Veteran Inspired by Photo to Start Search for
The grandson of a World War Two veteran who had passed away
when he was only 2 months old, was inspired by photos his mother
showed him of his grandfather and some military buddies. His searches
started on Switchboard.com and he has corresponded so far with over 35
men from his grandfather's troop.
-- Son of Retired Navy Captain Reunites his Father with Flying Partner 20
The son of a retired Navy Captain that was a fighter pilot in WWII and
Korea, was able to locate his father's flying partner and best friend
with whom he lost touch more than 20 years ago by using
-- Friends from Navy Find Each Other After 40 Years
By searching on Switchboard.com, members of the U.S. Navy ship the USS
Henrico have been able to reconnect and find many of the people who
served with them from 1958 to 1961. Two years ago they had their first
union and they are looking forward to planning their second reunion
Switchboard.com provides access to more than 108 million residential
listings online to find any friend or family-member nationwide. A popular
section on the site called Switchboard Stories is devoted to sharing real-life
examples of how people found Switchboard.com's resources helpful to them.