Discounts for Military Families in Honor of Veterans Day

November 8, 2013

A state website – – has information on discounts for military families in honor of Veterans Day.

The website also links veterans and their families to other state and federal agencies offering services in areas such as employment and job training, health care and education.

For more information on the offers below including links to details on more deals, please click here to download the PDF.

Restaurant chains advise calling ahead to specific locations. They warn that not all franchises honor the specials offered by their parent organizations.


Applebees — All veterans and active-duty military eat free from a limited menu on Veterans Day.

Chili’s — Veterans and service members can dine for free from a special six-item menu on Veterans Day.

Subway Restaurants — Free six-inch sub or flatbread available to military vets on Veterans Day.

T.G.I. Friday’s — Veterans and service members can buy one meal and get another free.

UNO Chicago Grill — UNO is offering a 19.43 percent discount on food and non-alcoholic beverage beverages to vets and military. The chain explains that 1943 was the year UNO invented the deep dish pizza.

RETAIL DEALS — A free downloadable MP3 album includes 12 songs performed by military bands and ensembles from now through Veterans Day.

The Dollar General — Veterans, service members and their immediate families can receive a 10-percent discount with a Veterans Day coupon.

Home Depot — Offers a 10 percent discount to all veterans on Veterans Day. Home Depot offers a 10 percent discount year-round to active duty military and retirees.

Lowe’s — All veterans receive the 10 percent discount for purchases of up to $5,000. A 10 percent discount is available year-round to active-duty military and retirees.

Cabela’s Outdoor Store — Employee discounts are being offered to all veterans, active-duty military and reserve-component troops, along with law-enforcement, fire and emergency-management personnel. Discounts vary from 5 percent to 50 percent, depending on item.

Please share this with your friends and family, as we honor those who have served and continue to serve our country!