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New veteran online community brings veterans and military families together

A new social networking site exclusively for Veterans, military personnel and their families has recently launched as a result of the tireless efforts of partners Colin Valencia, Seth Ringley and Brandon White. The three Houston and Dallas-based friends and business partners launched Veterans Together in early May.

Veterans Together is a user-friendly Veteran Social Professional Network site mobile app that combines all ranks of all branches of the Military, including service members’ family and friends. Sign up is free at Once registered, users can access the site via their computer or on their phone with the Veteran mobile application, available for both Android and iOS (iPhone iPad) operating systems.

“Veterans Together was created for Veterans, by Veterans. It is the first complete social networking site devoted to our military personnel and their families. Veterans Together combines the best features of Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, and in one easy-to-use site,” explained Colin Valencia, CEO of Veterans Together.

Features of the new Veteran social network include:

● Veteran Owned Business and Organization Directory

● Short-term Veteran Projects, Contracts and Careers

● Allow Veterans to Post Resumes

● GPS-Powered Veteran Places of Interest

● Veteran Community Blogs

● Veteran Interest Groups

● Veteran Petitions

● Veteran Discussion Forums

● Veteran Events

● Veteran Properties (Home, Town-Home, Condo, and Apartment) Purchase and Rentals Search

● Mobile Applications

● Native Android Application

● Native iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) Application

“Although Veterans Together is a great place for Veterans to reconnect, meet new Veterans and have fun, it’s also a powerful professional network of Veteran-owned businesses, organizations and individuals that have come together to engage and empower each other — and that’s where the true value of the site lies,” explained Valencia.

The new Veteran online community is supported by sponsors, donations and member advertising, keeping membership free and accessible to everyone no matter their financial situation. 10% of the monthly profits from the site are donated to Veteran assistance groups.

Colin Valencia is a McAllen, Texas native, currently residing in Houston, TX. He has been a successful software engineer, involved in a growing list of successful start-ups for several years, and is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Official Recharge, LLC.

Seth Ringley is native to the Dallas metro area. While attending Texas AM University, he was a member of the Corps of Cadets, Company S-1. He is the current Vice President of telecommunications firm, Official Recharge, LLC.

Brandon White was born and raised in Marshall, TX. He joined the U.S. Army in Feb 2001 where he served four years at the 3rd Ranger Battalion in Ft. Benning, GA and 1/9 Cavalry at Ft. Hood, TX. In May 2009, he graduated from Florida State University and currently the Senior Channel Development Manager for Entrust Energy based out of Houston, TX.

About Veterans Together: Veterans Together is a social professional networking site and mobile applications for Veterans, active duty military personnel, their friends and family. Founded in 2013 by Texas natives, Colin Valencia, Seth Ringley, and Brandon White, Veterans Together welcomes all Veterans from all branches of the military and all ranks to join the site for free.


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