Veterans’ Discounts

Veterans Day Restaurant Freebies  plus other discounts

Restaurant Freebies

Applebee's Restaurant – Free dinners to veterans throughout Veterans Day November 11th; selections will be from a new Veterans Day menu.

Outback Steakhouse – Free Blooming Onion and beverage.

Golden Corral – Free buffet dinner from 5-9 p.m. on Nov. 16 to anyone who has ever served in the U.S. military Staff.

In celebration of Veterans Day 11 Nov 2010, Subway is showing its thanks with free six inch subs to all Veterans or Active Duty members.

On Nov. 7, McCormick & Schmick's restaurants will offer a free entree to military veterans for it! s 12th annual Veteran's Appreciation Event. 
Menu picks include such seafood items as parmesan crusted tilapia, roasted cedar plank salmon and almond crusted rainbow trout. "Our 
Veterans Appreciation Event has become a tradition that our restaurants look forward to each year," said Bill Freeman, CEO of 
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, in a statement. For more information:

Krispy Kreme – One free doughnut of any variety.

UNO Chicago Grill – Free entree or individual pizza with an entree or pizza purchase of equal or greater value.

Coushatta Casino Resort – The Louisiana casino and resort is offering a free seven-clans lunch or dinner buffet to veterans or active military.

MarketPlace Grill & Express – Veterans and active-duty milita! ry receive free entrees.

Masala Wok – The Northern Virginian restaurant is offering a free entree to veterans.

Hy-Vee supermarkets – The mid-western supermarket chain is offering a free breakfast to veterans.

Abuelo's Mexican Food Restaurants – All veterans and active-duty military receive a free entree.

Carolina Burgers & BBQ – In Matthews, NC is offering a free meal to all service members and veterans.

Retail Freebies

Brides Across America – Provides free wedding gowns to qualified military brides.

Lowe's & Home Depot – Extra 10% off to active-duty military members, National Guard and reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and immediate family members.

Sam's Club – Over 25,000 Hugo canes will be given away to U.S. veterans in need of mobility assistance. Membership is not required, but supplies are limited, so check with your local store. – Free "Veterans Day Honor" MP3 album download. The album includes 12 songs by The Bands and Ensembles of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Cabela's Outdoor Store – Offers their employee discount to all veterans, active-duty military and reserves, law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel Nov. 11-12. Discounts vary from 5% to 50%, depending on the item.

Build-a-Bear Workshop – Members of the armed services including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Reserve Officer Training Corps, will receive a 20% discount Nov. 11-15 on any one transaction at Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Dollar General – 10% discount for all veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and reserve and their immediate families.

Fashion Bug – 20% off all plus-size and misses clothing purchases with a copy of military ID or spouse's military ID.

Entertainment Freebies

National parks, forests and monuments – Admission is free to everyone on Veterans Day.

Anytime Offers:

MILITARY DISCOUNTS UPDATE 02: All these businesses offer military discounts; all you have to do is ask:


Arby's ? A&W ? Back Yard Burgers ? Burger King ? Captain D's ?Chick-Fil-A ? Cotton Patch . Denny's ? Dunkin' Donuts ? Farmers Boy ? IHOP (20 percent discount with military identification) . Java Cafe? KFC ? Long John Silver ? Pancho's Mexican Buffet ? Pizza Hut ? Quiz! no's ? Sizzler . Sonic ? Taco Bell ? Whataburger


AT&T  California Cryobank  Geico -? Jiffy Lube ? Meineke ? Sears . Portrait Studio . Travel and Leisure . Blockbuster ?Movie theaters ? Ripley's attractions and museums ? Professional Sports teams


Apple Computers ? AutoZone ? Barnhill's ? Bass Pro Shop ? Bath and Body Works . Big 10 Tires ? The Buckle ? Champs Sports ? Copeland's Sports ? Dell . The Discovery Channel Store ? Dress Barn ?The Finish Line ? Foot Action ? Footlocker . Gadzooks ? GNC ? Goody's ! ? Great Party? Happy Harry's ?Home Depot ? Hot Topic . Jockey ? Lerner ?Lowes ? Michael's ? NAPA Auto Parts ? New York &  Company ? Pac Sun . Payless Shoes ? Play It Again Sports ? Pure Beauty ? Sally Beauty Supply ? Spencer's Gifts . Suncoast ? Timberland Outlets ?Wilson 's Leather

Cell Phone Service Discount – All Federal employees are able to get a 15% discount on their personal cell phones by calling their carrier and mentioning the "Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 – Discount to Federal Employees Past and Present." You will need to know the military member's supervisor's name, phone number, and full address, so that his/her military status can be verified. Use the following contact numbers:

Cingular  – 800-319-6393

Sprint     – 877-812-1223

T-Mobile – 866-646-4688

Nextel    – 800-639-6111

Verizon  – 800-865-1825

[Source: VA Frederick Service Office Maryland VSO msg. 26 Apr 2010)

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