|Written by Kristina Choi|
Writing to US military pen pals is a perfect way to support the troops while making new friends.Â Some people even find romance among US military pen pals.Â Either way, you will need to know how to get started, something that can be difficult for someone new to the pen pal world.Â Going online doesnâ€™t make things any easier, some of most popular pen pal sites donâ€™t cater to US military pen pals.Â But donâ€™t worry.Â The steps below will give suggestions as to how you can find US military pen pals to write to, without paying money or spending hours on end researching.
Step 1: Visit Jollyroger.com.Â JollyRoger is one of the best sites for finding US military pen pals.Â Why?Â Itâ€™s simple, requires no membership and is completely free.Â All you have to do is select â€śSearch for pen palsâ€ť and select the characteristics youâ€™re looking for.Â From there, US military pen pals matching those characteristics will appear in your results.
Step 2:Â Try MilPals.com.Â This is a social networking community specifically designed for US military pen pals.Â Â So, as a result, it has a much more sophisticated interface.Â However, unlike Jollyroger.com, you will have to create a membership before you can communicate with US military pen pals.
Step 3:Â Consider MilitaryLoveLinks.com.Â Military Love Links is an interesting site that allows you to find US military pen pals who are interested in romance.Â Â And like other military pen pal sites, both military personnel and civilians are encouraged to join.
Tip: Even though most people associate US military pen pals with â€śsnail mail,â€ť remember with their busy schedules, it might be easier to start your friendship online.
Warning:Â If you ever plan on meeting US military pen pals in person, make sure you keep things safe by meeting in public places, (preferably with a friend along).Â Granted, while most online dates are just like you or I, thereâ€™s always a small chance you could meet with someone who doesnâ€™t have your best interests at heart.