Monday, November 9, 2015

Veterans Day Freebies Deals for Service Personnel

Veterans Day

My beloved, departed Daddy who lived till old age, was one of the few people I've ever known who served his country in both the U.S. Army and Navy. So in his memory and to honor every living veteran, I could not be more pleased to share some great free Veteran's Day giveaways for both the more than 22 million U.S. veterans alive today, as well as the over 1.3 million active military serving our country both domestically and abroad.

10 Offers for Veterans and Active Duty Military

Applebees Restaurants

Veterans and active duty military are invited to choose a free meal on Veteran's Day from one of seven entrees at Applebees restaurants across the U.S. Details

Black Angus Steakhouse

Active military and veterans receive a complimentary Steakhouse Cheeseburger and Fries at participating restaurants nationwide. Details

California Pizza Kitchen

Veterans and active duty military are invited to enjoy a free entree either a pizza, salad or pasta dish on Veteran's Day. Details

Car Washes Nationwide

Active and retired military are invited to get a free car wash on Veteran's Day at participating locations all 50 U.S. states through the Grace for Vets program. 

Denny's Restaurants

Active, inactive and retired military personnel are invited to come into any participating location on Veteran's Day for a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. till noon. Details 

Great Clips

Active, inactive, retired, disabled and reserve members from any branch are invited to stop by any U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11th and receive a free haircut that day or get a free haircut card you can use through 12/31/15. Details
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A stack of free Red, White and Blue patriotic buttermilk pancakes with glazed strawberries, blueberry compote and whipped topping will be available free of charge at participating restaurants across the U.S. for veterans and active duty military on Veteran's Day from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Details

National Park Service

The National Park Service invites veterans and their families as well as everyone else to visit all national parks free on Veteran's Day. Many of these include battlefields and monuments, such as Gettysburg, are directly related to America's military history. Details

Seaworld, Busch Gardens and Other Company-Owned Parks

Seaworld's Waves of Honor program offers active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman and up to three members of their immediate family one complimentary admission any day of the year. There is also a program for Veterans to receive a one-time complimentary admission for themselves and three additional guest. Both offers are available at select Seaworld properties. Details

Shoney's Restaurants

A free All-American Burger is free to any active duty military or veteran on Veteran's Day at participating locations. Details

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  1. Lots of great to honor Veterans. Thank you for sharing this list!

  2. Thanks for this awesome list. My Dad is a Vietnam Vet, he will appreciate this!

  3. What a great idea to post a list of freebies like this for veterans. We owe our veterans SO much and it's good to see them appreciated! I also appreciate these companies for honoring those who have served. :)

  4. I think it is great that so many places offer freebies on veterans day. It would nice if more would also join in.

  5. It's wonderful to know so many places are recognizing the service of our veterans and making it a special day for them. Those pancakes look so festive and yummy.

  6. I love it that all of these companies are offering free deals to our country's Veterans. They certainly deserve a BIG thank you today and every day.

  7. My dad is an Air Force veteran I love that businesses offer freebies for veterans on veterans day. I didn't know about the hair cut one.

  8. What a great idea to thank our heroes. It's so nice when a lot of companies participate in this program.

  9. I love that these companies are recognizing our vets! They deserve so much recognition not just today, but every day!

  10. What a great list of freebies for Veteran's! They absolutely deserve it. - Sarah, Must Have Mom