Military.com

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Military.com
Web address www.military.com
Available in English
Owner Military Advantage, a division of Monster Worldwide[1]
Created by Christopher Michel
Editor Ward Carroll
Launched 1999; 15 years ago (1999)

Military.com is a web portal for U.S. military members. In 2013 it claims to be "the largest military and veteran membership organization — 10 million members strong."[1]

The site is owned by Military Advantage Inc, a division of Monster Worldwide since 2004. Military Advantage's advisory board includes two former members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as other academic and business leaders.[1] President of Military.com, Admiral Terry "T" McCreary served as the Chief of Naval Information (CHINFO) on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.[2] The company's main revenue streams are advertising, military-themed products and lead generation for military recruiters.

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The website was founded by Christopher Michel in 1999 and went live in 2000.[1][3] By 2003 it had around 3m members and revenues of $7.5m.[4]

Military.com is owned by Military Advantage, a division of Monster Worldwide since Monster acquired it in 2004[1] for around $39.5m.[4] In 2004 Military Advantage took over defensetech.org,[5] and in 2006 it took over milblogging.com.[6]

Military.com also owns Fredsplace.org, Defensetech.org, Milblogging.com, DoDBuzz.com and MilitaryBenefits.com.

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