There is no community without others and the military community is close knit both in its own support and in its supporters from our extended family. Off Duty Gamers is proud to provide access to just some of these fine sites and other game industry related resources.
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Sites dedicated to veteran and active duty military causes
- HirePatriots.org HirePatriots.org is a program of our non-profit, Patriotic Hearts. Our mission is to assist US Military, especially combat veterans, with their financial, marital, recuperative and transitional needs.
- Operation PTSD Dedicated to assisting Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Veterans and providing tools for recovery
- Soldiers’ Angels The volunteers of Soldiers’ Angels work tirelessly to demonstrate active care and concern for veterans, the wounded, deployed service members and their families
- Vets Prevail Recognizing the urgent need to address a national mental health care epidemic, two friends from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business—Richard Gengler, a combat veteran, and Roger Sweis, a mental health care administrator—created Vets Prevail.
- Vets Rock To provide veterans of the US Military with the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing. We carry out this mission through direct donations, grants, concerts/music events and other fund raising activities across the United States.
- Warrior Legacy Foundation The Warrior Legacy Foundation protects and promotes the reputation and dignity of every American veteran
- Wounded Warrior Project The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
Sites of or pertaining to the game industry
- 360Voice.com 360voice is a leading online community for the Xbox 360 with a twist. Using unique technology, the data from your Xbox Live gamercard is transformed from a snapshot into a rich history of your gaming, told in blog format from the perspective of your Xbox.
- CanuckGamerRadio News, information and public discourse through the site forum and CanuckGamerRadio show
- FPSadmin Game server admin’s helping the community setup and maintain great dedicated game servers
- gamerDNA GamerDNA simplifies your gaming universe by building a website that knows who you are as a gamer better than anyone else, and based on that can help you find the coolest games, and have the greatest discussions with others about games.
- Project Reality Mod Site dedicated to making todays games more realistic
- Total Gaming Network A community driven gaming network featuring game specific sites, news, files, previews, and reviews
- Tweet My Gaming Tweet My Gaming is a real-time feed of video game conversations happening on Twitter
- Urgent Fury Urgent Fury is an invitation only, Zero Tolerance, cheater free gaming community, that frowns upon taunting & trash talk.
Where the word of the serviceman or woman lives in its purest form. The exercise of the freedom of speech from the people who pay the price for that right.
- Blackfive Matt Burdin, one of the first to blog about the military has a long and storied blog that takes you deep into the heart of military stories
- This Aint Hell… but you can see it from here Three combat veterans try to keep common sense alive in Washington DC
- YouServed Blog and Podcast “You Served” is a leading weblog focused on the Military and Veterans community.
Sites of the Active Duty Military
- Armed with Science: Research and Applications for the Modern Military provides a better conduit to celebrate those men and women involved in cutting-edge research and development at the Department of Defense
Veteran Based Sites
Related sites that are created by or based on the military community
- FNG: For New Guys The Pentagon Channel hosts a show where they live in the digital world and cover games as well
- Front Towards Gamer FrontTowardsGamer.com is a military ‘themed” website about video games. But we don’t just concentrate on shooters. We do previews and reviews of all the hot games. Come join our huge community. Never Fight Alone!
- Pro’s vs. Joe’s Pro vs. GI Joe sets up real-time video game competitions between professional athletes, musicians, celebrities, high-ranking military officials & politicians in the states and troops stationed overseas via the Internet using PlayStation, Xbox Live and
- Ranger Up Bad ass military apparel for todays veterans and warfighters
- Tactical Gaming created in 2004 to bring together like-minded gamers and provide them a site where they can share their backgrounds, experience, and interests in teamwork and tactics in an environment that allows a “friends-first” experience in the online community.
- United States Marine Corps Gamers USMCG has become THE place to be for both current and former Marines
- Veterans-Gaming A community of gamers dedicated to team play and honorable gaming.
Veteran Friendly Clans
- Legion of Honor is a group of mature gamers who put family first above all else. Most of our members are former military who play video games for fun while enjoying organized teamwork.