WATERTOWN, MA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2014) - RallyPoint, the leading professional military network, is excited to announce a new agreement with Military Times. The arrangement will combine industry-leading news content from Military Times with live engagement from the RallyPoint community. Military Times is operated by Gannett Government Media, which also publishes Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, and Marine Corps Times.
With the new platform, RallyPoint members and Military Times readers will be able to connect, discuss, and debate on past and current military-related topics. On RallyPoint, members will have immediate access to Military Times news and the headlines most relevant to them. In turn, on Military Times, readers will have the opportunity to connect and engage with active RallyPoint members. For example, using RallyPoint's "Answers" feature, Military Times editors will pose questions to the RallyPoint community for insights about pay and benefits, military careers, force reductions, deployments, uniform changes and more.
RallyPoint is excited to bring the military's leading news source to its growing base of over 300,000 members. This arrangement will offer Military Times' broad reader base of more than 5 million a month additional opportunities to interact with others in a dynamic, customized, and social online environment.
"We are excited to work with a communications leader like Military Times to offer Service Members around the world more access to the military news they want," says RallyPoint CEO Yinon Weiss.
"RallyPoint has done a great job building a social network with military DNA, where verified members of the community can connect. By connecting RallyPoint to the independent news coverage and editorial voice of Military Times, we should be able to help men and women in uniform achieve the success they're striving for in their military careers and beyond," says Peter Lundquist, vice president and general manager of Military Times.
RallyPoint is the only professional online military community that empowers its members to capture relationships they formed during their service, explore the career paths of those that have gone before them, and gain more control over their career. Founded by former Special Forces officer Yinon Weiss and Army Captain Aaron Kletzing, it is the premier military network run by veterans in the USA. Visit www.RallyPoint.com to learn more.
About Military Times
The Military Times newsweeklies and digital platforms are the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. The military community relies on Army Times, Marine Corps Times, Navy Times and Air Force Times, for reporting on everything important to their lives, including: payroll, benefits, finance, education, health care, recreational resources, retirement, promotions, product reviews and entertainment. Military Times is published by Gannett Government Media LLC, a subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc. For more information, visit www.militarytimes.com.
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