Tuesday, November 8, 2011

A Simple, Personal Way to Thank Veterans

Today's guest post was written by Dave McLaughlin

In the spirit of eMail Our Military, Vthankyou is an effort to give Americans a simple way to support veterans and soldiers. Anyone with a webcam and an internet connection can post a short video message of gratitude and good will for veterans, up to sixty seconds long, by going to vsnap.com.

Video messages capture emotion and personality in a way that text usually doesn’t. Here are some examples that give a sense of how these messages are so simple, but so moving. They also illustrate the variety of voices and messages that people are posting.

Please join this campaign and add your own video message to thank our veterans. Just go to Vsnap.com. If you have a Twitter account, you can sign in with those credentials. If not, you can enter your email and make up a password. The service is free, and Vthankyou has lined up corporate donors who will make a $5 donation to The Wounded Warrior Project for each video message that gets posted.

You can even attach other documents to the video message. You might want to add a photo of a family member who has served, or a link to a song that reminds you of someone now deployed. Anything you like.

When you share your message, please send it to vthankyou@vsnap.com, and please cc a few friends that you think will want to add their voices to this campaign. We believe very strongly that the vast majority of Americans share a deep respect and gratitude for the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families, and Vthankyou is our attempt at giving those folks a simple way to share that gratitude with veterans and with the world.

If you have any questions, please find us on Twitter @Vthankyou or @Vsnap. Thanks for saying Vthankyou!

Here is my ThankYou Message to veterans.

Record yours here. Takes 2 minutes. Each one sends $5 to charity!

eMail Our Military - Care Packages and Gifts

Tweet us at: @MailOurMilitary and follow our blog feed at: @eMOMs

[ Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ]


Mike said...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful post. really like this post.

Lanny Forrester

Shawn said...

Thanks for sharing a great way to show support. I am going to send this to my friends and share with them since I do not have a webcam.

Selfless said...

Epic didn't stop using the comet landing. The brand new superhero theme is also an ingenious means to build another layer onto the ongoing story and Fortnite item shop today on mmogo give players more ways to express themselves. You will find fresh costumes to unlock and goofy emotes, one culled from a popular internet meme. However, this year, Epic included two superhero skins which can only be upgraded by playing the game, performing challenges, and leveling up with in-game encounter points. You can't purchase your way to these updates; you have to earn them, exactly like in any hardcore role-playing sport. The significant upgrade paths, unlockable rewards, along with also the persistent but multi-player sport map create Fortnite a much meatier experience than Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, which includes static, unchanging environments and otherwise dull customization options.

This manner, Fortnite feels just like a more realized version of Bungie's Destiny, a match which ambitiously attempted and never really succeeded at blending the best of shooter and MMO game design. Like Destiny, Fortnite lets players engage in a shared world, customize characters, and fortnite items for sale, now, upgrade those customization choices through in-game activities. But unlike Bungie, Epic puts its world-building and other update attempts toward the competitive multiplayer battle royale manner, without worrying too much about a conventional story or plot. Because Fortnite is free-to-play, players don't anticipate anything outside the core experience, and they pay money only for decorative vanity items and nothing else.

primevideocommytv said...

Activation of amazon Prime should be possible from either connect www.amazon.com/mytv or Primevideo.com/mytv. Both connection give admittance to amazon prime sign in and activation. User should have 6 Digit Activation code before login to this connection. Amazon prime membership can begin after you login to these connection.
Read more…

James Charlie said...

You know the way you play around with words is simply phenomenal. This is such a well-crafted post. If you are among the students who are looking for fine quality and high scoring assignments developed by Ph.D. or Master’s qualified subject-specific from your background, the Assignment Writer Australia by the MyAssignmentHelpAU platform is the ultimate solution for you. You can easily get unmatched dissertation help for 100+ subject areas by paying a reasonable amount from your pocket.