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Veterans Day sales for all

  • Harbor Freight: From Nov. 8 through Nov. 11, shoppers can score 20% off any single item and take advantage of other Veterans Day deals.
  • Readers.com: Take 30% off reading glasses and more during the sitewide Veterans Day sale from Nov. 10 through Nov. 12.

Free meals and restaurant discounts for veterans

  • 54th Street Grill: Veterans and active-duty military can sup on a free meal of up to a $12 value. Proof of military service is appreciated and can be shown via military I.D. or by visiting in uniform or showing a photo in uniform.
  • Applebee’s: Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal with proof of military service. Valid for dine-in only.
  • Back Yard Burgers: All year long, servicemen and women get 20% off with proof of I.D. or when dressed in uniform.
  • Bakers Square: Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Rise & Shine breakfast with two eggs, seasoned hash browns or fresh fruit, and choice of toast, buttermilk pancakes, English muffin, bakery muffin or biscuit.
  • Bar Louie: Veterans and active-duty service members get a free burger or flatbread of up to $15 value with proof of service at participating locations.
  • BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Veterans get a complimentary entree priced up to $14.95 plus a Dr. Pepper with military I.D. or other proof of service. Valid for dine-in only.
  • Bob Evans: Active and retired military service members get 10% off.
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Military service members get 10% off
  • California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans and those in the active military can choose a free pizza, salad, or pasta with a beverage from their special Veterans Day Menu when they dine-in with military ID or other proof of service.
  • Casa Ole: Veterans and active-duty military and their spouses can feast on a free menu item with proof of service at participating locations.
  • Chili’s: Veterans and active-duty military get a free entree on Veterans Day. Choose from a special Veterans Day menu with seven choices.
  • Dave & Buster’s: Military and first-responders get 20% off food and game-play for themselves and up to four guests. The offer excludes games on Wednesdays.
  • Eat ‘n Park: Veterans and active-duty military can take 10% off during the entire month of November.
  • Farmer Boys: Veterans and active-duty can stop by for a free Big Cheese cheeseburger with proof of service. This offer is available for dine-in only.
  • Fogo de Chao: Veterans and active-duty personnel can take 50% off their entire meal over Veterans Day weekend, from Nov. 8 through Nov. 11. In addition, up to three of their guests will receive 10% off of their meals.
  • Fresh Brothers: Veterans and active-duty service members get 20% off their order with proof of service. Valid for pick-up, walk-up, and dine-in only.
  • Famous Dave’s BBQ: Current and former service members can feast on a free 2-Meat Salute meal with proof of service. The 2-Meat Salute includes a choice of two different types of meat served with a cornbread muffin and a choice of one side. Proof of service is required, which means you need to bring a photo ID and a US Uniformed Services ID card, DD-214 form, or current leave and earnings statement.
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: On Veterans Day, any veteran or active-duty military personnel who visits a participating restaurant will receive a free combo meal card, valid through Nov. 30, 2019.
  • Friendly’s: Veterans and active-duty service members can feast on a free Veterans breakfast, lunch, or dinner with military I.D. or honorable discharge card. The Veterans breakfast features the Big-Two-Do with a cup of coffee. The Veterans lunch and dinner option includes the All-American Burger with or without cheese, served with fries and a choice of soda, iced tea, or a hot beverage.
  • Gordon Biersch: Active duty service members and veterans can score a free meal from a special menu with proof of service. The menu includes choices like a seven-ounce top sirloin, beer-battered fish & chips, cajun pasta, or the Märzen BBQ burger. Eligible guests should come in uniform or bring military ID to get the free meal.
  • Green Mill Restaurant & Bar: Veterans can order a free eligible menu item from their menu. Pizza selection is limited to a small one-topping deep dish, and Wing Samplers are excluded. This offer is for dine-in only at select locations.
  • Grub Burger Bar: Military personnel get a free entree with valid military I.D. or uniform.
  • HomeTown Buffet: Every day, active-duty, reserve or retired military personnel get 15% off with proof of service. In addition, every Monday, current and former military personnel can enjoy a discounted meal with up to three family members.
  • Hooters: Veterans and active-duty military with military I.D. or other proof of service can enjoy a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu with a purchase of a beverage.
  • Houlihan’s: America’s veterans and active-duty military can chow down on a free meal. Current and former service members can also take 15% off their order year-round.
  • Hurricane Grill & Wings: Veterans and active duty military can stop in for a free Veterans Day meal from a menu of seven items. This offer is available at participating locations for dine-in only with military I.D. or uniform.
  • Hy-Vee: Veterans and active-duty military can stop into a Hy-Vee grocery store with in-store dining to access a free breakfast buffet between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • Logan’s Roadhouse: Active duty and retired U.S. military personnel can enjoy a free meal off of the American Roadhouse menu from 3 to 6 p.m. In addition, starting November 11, Logan’s Roadhouse will offer guests the opportunity to round up their check to benefit Folds of Honor and its mission to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.
  • Margaritas Mexican Restaurant: Veterans and active-duty service members can get a free meal with proof of I.D. at participating Margaritas Mexican Restaurants in CT, MA, ME, NH, and NJ. The complimentary meal is for dine-in only and may not be used with any other discount or offer.
  • McCormick & Schmick’s: Veterans can visit Sunday, November 10, for a free lunch or dinner. This complimentary meal is for dine-in only and military ID is required. Please note this offer is valid for the day before Veterans Day.
  • Monterey’s Little Mexico: Veterans and active-duty military and their spouses can enjoy a free menu item with proof of service at participating locations.
  • Ninety Nine Restaurants: Current or former military personnel get 10% off their order with military ID.
  • O’Charley’s: Veterans and active duty can choose a free meal from the Veterans Thank You Menu with military I.D. Some locations may offer a free $9.99 meal or $10 off any meal as a substitute, so check with your local O’Charley’s before you go.
  • Old Country Buffet: Active-duty, reserve, or retired military personnel can take 15% off their check every day with proof of service. In addition, every Monday, current and former military personnel can enjoy a discounted meal with up to three family members with proof of service.
  • On The Border: – Veterans and active-duty military members can design a free Create Your Own Combo meal with a choose two select menu items plus Mexican rice and beans. Military ID required; at participating locations.
  • Outback Steakhouse: All servicemen and women, police officers, and first responders get 10% off their check all year round.
  • Pie Five Pizza: On Veterans Day, active or retired military and current or past members of the Armed Forces or Department of Defense can enjoy a free personal pizza. This offer is valid in-store only with military I.D. or proof of service.
  • Rock Bottom: Veterans and active-duty service members can feast on a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu. To be eligible, guests must either be in uniform or provide military I.D.
  • Ryan’s: Active-duty, reserve, or retired military personnel can take 15% off their order every day with proof of service. In addition, every Monday, current and former military personnel can enjoy a discounted meal with up to three family members with proof of service.
  • Sizzler: Current and former military service men and women get a free lunch entree when they dine-in between open to 4 p.m. on Veterans Day. Military service members can choose a six-ounce Tri-Tip Sirloin, single Malibu Chicken or six Jumbo Crispy Shrimp, in addition to a side and fountain beverage. Proof of military service required.
  • Tap House Grill: Veterans, active, and inactive military personnel can receive a complimentary meal when they dine-in on Veterans Day.
  • Texas Corral – Veterans and active duty get a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu. All meals include a soup or salad, iced tea, lemonade, or coffee. Guests should dine in uniform or show military I.D.
  • Texas de Brazil: Service members, first responders, and teachers can take 20% off their dinner and lunch order with badge or I.D. This offer is valid for up to four people per table per reservation every day of the year except for New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve.
  • Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: Active-duty and retired military service members get 10% off for them and up to five friends and family. Must present valid military I.D.
  • Texas Roadhouse: Active, retired, and former military members can choose a free meal from a special menu.
  • The ChopHouse: Veterans and active-duty personnel with military I.D. or in uniform get 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree.
  • The Greene Turtle: All year-round, military personnel can take 15% off their order when they dine in uniform or show valid military I.D.The discount is available for dine-in only and excludes alcohol purchases.
  • TooJays: Veterans and active military members get free food from a special Veterans Day menu at participating locations with Military I.D.
  • Tuscan Kitchen: Veterans and active military personnel — plus a guest — can enjoy a free three-course meal from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all four locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Reservation required.
  • *Twin Peaks – Active and retired military can feast on a free meal at participating Twin locations.
  • Überrito: Active and retired military personnel and their spouses get a free menu item with proof of service at participating locations.
  • White Castle: Veterans and other military members can chow down on a free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo meal. Proof of military service is requested but might not be required. Be sure to contact your local White Castle restaurant ahead of time to confirm that they’re participating.
  • Zoe’s Kitchen: Active military and veterans will be treated to 10% off with valid I.D.

NATIONWIDE

AMC Theaters: Free large popcorn with the purchase of a military-priced ticket through Monday. This offer is for AMC Stubs members.

American Family CareFree flu shots Monday. Find locations at www.afcurgentcare.com.

Car washVeterans and active military can get a free car wash at participating locations nationwide Sunday. Find locations at www.graceforvets.org.

Goodyear Auto Service: Free “Checks for Vets” through Nov. 16 but appointments must be scheduled by Monday. Car care checks include free inspections on alignment, battery, brakes, shocks, struts, tires and wiper blades. Vets also get free tire installation with tire purchase. Learn more at www.goodyearautoservice.com/military.

Great ClipsVeterans and active duty get a free haircut on Monday or pick up a free haircut card to use through Dec. 31. Also non-veterans who get a haircut Monday get a free haircut card to give to a veteran. The cards can be redeemed Nov. 12 to Dec. 31.

Planet FitnessFree workouts through Nov. 15 for active military and veterans who can bring a friend at no charge. Also relax after with a free HydroMassage and chair massages.

Sports Clips: Free haircut Monday. Search for participating stores and hours at www.sportclips.com.

Amazon PrimeThrough Monday, veterans and active military can get a year of Prime for $79, a $40 savings. New and existing Prime members may apply.

Bed Bath & Beyond: 25% off entire purchase through Monday, in-store only.

buybuy Baby25% off entire purchase through Monday, in-store only.

Dollar General: 11% off purchase in-store or online Monday with promo code MILITARY11.

Eyemart Express: Through Nov. 16, save 20% off prescription eyewear purchases. Also applies to family members.

Food Lion10% discount Monday.

Friar Tux: 30% discount on tuxedo and suits sale and rental orders for veterans and current military who order in person Monday. Discount applies to suits and tuxedos for entire wedding party including groom, groomsmen and all other event officiants. The Veterans Day discount is instead of the ongoing 5% military discount. 

Kmart10% in-store discount for veterans, first responders and teachers through Monday.

Kohl’s30% off to active and former military personnel, veterans and their families through Monday, double the regular Military Monday discount.

Leslie’s Pool SuppliesThrough Monday, the veterans discount is 10% instead of the usual 5% on all in-store purchases.

LidsWith a military ID, get free customization.

L.L. Bean25% off through Monday.

Publix: 10% off groceries Monday for veterans, active military personnel and their families.

Staples: 25% off discount Sunday through Nov. 16 for active-duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families. 

TargetThrough Monday, all military personnel, veterans and their families get a 10% discount on one purchase in store and online. To get verified and learn more, go to Target.com/military. Target’s two-day Black Friday preview sale continues through Saturday.

WalgreensThrough Monday, vets, active duty and their families get 20% off regular price items with a free store loyalty card and valid military ID or proof of service.

https://www.military.com/veterans-day/veterans-day-military-discounts.html

 

Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps

10th

10 November 1775

 

  • Tun Tavern: Birthplace of the Marine Corps

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    Tun Tavern During the American Revolution, many important political discussions took place in the inns and taverns of Philadelphia, including the founding of the Marine Corps. A committee of the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore.

 

 

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