Honoring Veterans using Google Earth

In honor of Veterans Day in the United States this Sunday, we encourage you to use a handful of tools that Google has created to help recognize those people that served their country over the years. As part of their GoogleForVeterans.com site, Google encourages Veterans to create a custom map to show their family where they served during their career.
Google has also created some amazing tours using a feature called “TourBuilder“. It’s not yet available to everyone, but they’re hoping to launch it soon. In the meantime, check it out and watch some of the great demos available on there.


While that’s not yet available, the Google Earth Diorama and Meograph are similar options that you can use today.
If you know of any other great geo-related resources to help honor Veterans, please share them in the comments below.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.

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