Q: Military Appreciation Thread for Veteran's Day/Week/Month

carpediem
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DEFINITION OF A VETERAN A veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The 'United States of America', for an amount of 'up to and including my life.' Fee Free Day at National Parks To honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Link McCormick & Schmick's Complimentary Lunch or Dinner Veterans will be able to choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée on November 8. Some of the mouth-watering selections include Cashew-Crusted Tilapia, Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Seafood Fettuccini Alfredo and Cedar-Planked Salmon. Salute from Outback Steakhouse As an expression of Outback Steakhouse's appreciation to our Country's veterans and active duty military*, a free Bloomin' Onion and beverage of choice (one non-alcoholic drink or one draft Anheuser Busch beer except where prohibited by law) will be available to them at every Outback in the country on Veterans Day Discounts at Cabela's Veteran's Day weekend, Cabela's outdoor store is offering their employee discount to all veterans, active duty military and reserves, law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel on Nov. 11 and 12. Dubbed a "Hometown Heroes" event, eligible shoppers will need to check in at a table at the store to receive a coupon for the discount. All the information I've received about this promotion has been second hand and it seems that the website doesn't offer any information. I've heard that the discount varies from 5% to 50%, depending on item, and that it excludes guns, boats, trailers and safes. Knott's Berry Farm Free Admission Knott's Berry Farm pays tribute to past and present U.S. armed forces personnel during Veteran's Month with free park admission for them and a guest November 1-26 only. Up to six additional tickets can be purchased for only $15 each. Military ID or DD214 presented with a photo ID required for discount. Colonial Williamsburg Free Admission Colonial Williamsburg honors America's Veterans with a procession down Duke of Gloucester Street, 4:30 p.m., beginning at the Capitol. The parade culminates in a public ceremony, with militia and cannon crew firing volleys in recognition of those who serve. Hear Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums, and speakers from past and present. Active duty military, guard and reservists, retirees, veterans and their dependents enjoy free admission passes Friday through Wednesday, Nov. 6-11 Applebee's All Vererans and Active Duty Military Eat free on Nov 11th Available during business hours on November 11, 2010 at participating Applebee’s only. Dine-in from limited menu only. Beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Home Depot 10% off everything all year round (in store or call customer support after online purchase) Lowes 10% off everything all year round (in store or call customer support after online purchase)
carpediem posted Nov 09, 2010
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glwrks
Here's a few more

Nationwide Military 2010 Wedding Gown Giveaway Event
See it here: http://www.bridesacrossamerica.com/

Krispy Kreme – One free doughnut of any variety.

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.

Subway - 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.
glwrks (rep: 121k) posted Nov 09, 2010
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Perkalicious11
Aeropostale offers a year-round discount with military ID also.
Perkalicious11 (rep: 4.89k) posted Nov 10, 2010
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deal
Excellent thread. Thank you. I managed to grab a sub during Veterans day.
deal (rep: 6.81k) posted Nov 16, 2010
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