In honor of Veterans Day on November 12, we have compiled a list of applications that may be of special interest to armed services veterans. Sprint would like to thank all the brave men and women who are currently serving or who have served our great country.
The following apps can be found on Android devices in Google Play, or, if you have a Sprint ID-capable phone, you can download the Veterans ID pack (more details below).
•US Military News Feed:Browse your favorite military department with multiple news feeds updated daily! Displays news for US Military departments, with no advertisements, including: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard. Sources include Google News, YouTube, official department newspapers and Twitter feeds.
• PTSD Support for Veterans: The Hope for One app is focused on providing support to military veterans with the effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The app developer appreciates the sacrifices that our servicemen and women make for our country. The app is intended to be a source of hope and encouragement. In addition to this app, Sprint proudly stands by America's heroes and wants to help spread the word about the Veterans Crisis Line.
Veterans ID pack:
Last Veterans Day, Sprint launched the Veterans ID pack, designed to help those who have served our country, or who are currently serving, find helpful resources, apps, links and other mobile content right on their wireless device – downloaded instantly in a couple simple clicks. It’s a completely customized mobile experience for vets right at their fingertips! The apps chosen by Sprint will keep veterans up-to-date with the latest news – whether it's national news from reputable news outlets like CNN or Fox News, military news or status updates from their friends and family on Facebook.
Veterans can also find job information and other helpful benefits resources simply by scrolling through the five screens on their Android device. Mobile links will take them to resources from branches of service, Together We Served - the largest exclusive military network - and more. Even the ringtones and background wallpaper is patriotic – featuring the American flag and silhouettes of men and women in uniform. Detailed information about the apps, links and widgets in the Veterans ID pack follows.