Veterans Day 2015: Businesses Honoring Our Heroes

Veterans Day is an important day to reflect and honor the courage displayed by our nation’s military. These are the brave men and women who have made sacrifices and risked their lives to protect our liberties. America is a country of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and this would not be possible without these selfless military personnel. In honor of this significant day, below is a list of companies who are giving special recognition to our veterans by providing a free meal or special discounts:



All active duty service members, veterans and military spouses will receive a free tall (12 fl oz) hot brewed coffee from Starbucks.


Lowe’s is honoring retired veterans, active military personnel and their immediate family, with a 10% discount.

MOD Pizza

All veterans and active duty military can stop by MOD pizza today to munch on a free pizza or salad!


Ikea is offering a free entrée to active, reserve or retired service members. Entrée includes a sandwich, hot dish or entrée salad.

Carl’s Jr

When you purchase an Ultimate Care Package meal, 100% of the proceeds go towards the Call of Duty Endowment. The Call of Duty Endowment is a non-profit organization that helps service members transition to high quality civilian careers after their military service.

JC Penney’s

Current and former military personnel and family members get an extra 5% off discount — this offer can be combined with other coupons and special offers.

Olive Garden

Olive Garden invites veterans and active duty military members to enjoy a free entrée. Family members dining with them will also enjoy 10% of their meals.

Red Robin

Veterans and active-duty service members will receive a free Red’s Tavern Double™ burger 
with Bottomless Steak Fries®.

Orange Leaf

In honor of our heroes, all military personnel get a free cup of frozen yogurt!


All veterans and active military personnel are invited to enjoy a free entrée from Chili’s on this special holiday. Check out the list of entrees here.

Bj’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Bring in your military i.d. today and receive a free entrée under $12.95.

Cracker Barrel

All military veterans receive a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake. Also, on Veterans Day 10% of the sales prices of all purchases of Cracker Barrel’s Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake will be donated to the USO transition 360 Alliance, an organization that assists veterans and their families transition back into civilian life after their service ends.

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Thank you too all the active duty service members and veterans for serving. You are our heroes!