Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Happy Veterans Day! - Free Stuff for Vets!

Edit for 2010 - All Veterans and Active Duty Military members eat free at Applebee's on November 11, 2010. Follow this link for more details: VETSEATFREE

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood is offering free Lunch or dinner to Veterans on November 7, 2010 - see more

For more offers for Veterans, follow this link to: Themilitarywallet

Edit For 2009- Applebee's is on board again:

Veterans and Active Duty members eat free - November 11, 2009

see link: http://www.applebees.com/vetsday/


Secretary Salazar Honors Veterans with Fee Free Day at National Parks, Refuges, and Other Interior Lands

“The Department of the Interior is honored to offer this fee free day to thank our nation’s service men and women,” said Salazar said “The sacrifices and achievements of the brave men and women of our armed forces can never be understated. We invite all of our visitors to enjoy this fee free day and take time out on this national holiday to remember our service men and women who are currently serving overseas in harms way. ”

The Department of Agriculture also is waiving entrance fees at its national forests.

see the link: Click Here

Here's a little something from corporate America to honor those who have served so proudly!

As Veterans Day approaches, the following corporations have issued news releases and/or posted on the Internet the following special recognition benefits for veterans. Please share this information with Legionnaires in your Department -Veterans Day deals:

Golden Corral: The 2008 Military Appreciation Monday dinner will be held on Monday, November 17, 2008 from 5 pm to 9 pm in all Golden Corral Restaurants. The free "thank you" dinner is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired,currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral's Military Appreciation Monday dinner.

Lowes: Lowe's Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount http://www.bigbigforums.com/ on in-store U.S.purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available Nov. 6 - Nov. 11. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards.

Home Depot: The Home Depot(R) is offering all active duty personnel,reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran's Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200 between November 6 and November 12, 2008, at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Design Center locations, Yard birds and EXPO Design Center(R) locations.

Applebee's: Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants invite all active duty and veterans to one of 164 participating restaurants nationwide to pull up a chair for a delicious meal and heartfelt thanks this Veterans Day. With gratitude for their service and sacrifice, active duty and veterans will eat free at participating locations on Veterans Day (November 11, 2008) during regular business hours. For a list of participating Applebees restaurants,go to: http://www.applebees.com/VeteransDay.html

Veterans and active duty with proof of United States military service will be able to go to one of the participating Applebee's and select one complimentary entrĂ©e from a selection of delicious favorites: a savory House Sirloin, hearty Riblet Basket, zesty Fiesta Lime Chicken®, a juicy Quesadilla Burger or fresh Oriental Chicken Salad. All the traditional sides are included."It's an honor to host an event that helps the neighborhood come together and say thanks to our veterans and active servicemen and women," said Mike Archer, President, Applebee's Services, Inc..

Proof of military service includes: * U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card * U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card * DD214 * LES * Citation or Commendation * Photograph in uniform * Veterans Organization Card.


MickisMorsels said...

Aww. My dad is a Vet...Vietnam. I don't even know if he has any military i.d. still. It's so sad. He was completely against the war, but got drafted. I admire him for his service, but he is not proud to be a Veteran in a wrong war. I wonder if there are others like him.

intrepidideas said...


I'm certain there are many like your Dad. He was part of a very unpopular war and a victim of the time. They were exploited by the political system and treated harshly by our society when they returned. He's a hero in my book. Please thank him for me. I don't regret being too young for that war. Makes you wonder about the Men and Women fighting in Iraq today huh?

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