In the second installation of Through the Ringer, I bring you Hooah.com, the new social networking Web site for members of the military, military family members and those who support the troops.
For the non-military folks, Hooah! is a common Army phrase that can mean just about everything and anything except “no.” The site was started when founders Christian D’Andrea, Mark D’Andrea, Paul D’Andrea and Aaron Zelhart (founders of the Hooah! energy bar) noticed that there were dozens of social networks out there — but none dedicated to the military.
So they started one.
The site is just getting off the ground, but they are off to a great start. It has tons of community features, allowing members to share news, meet people and more. On top of that, the site is giving back to the community by donating time, effort and money back to the military.
Here is what Mark had to say about Hooah! when the D-Ring put him Through the Ringer: