Businesses Honoring Veterans With Discounts

During Veterans Day Weekend, several retail businesses are raising money for programs, while other businesses are offering various discounts to veterans. VFW received the following notices about Veterans Day Specials: 

  • Sport Clips nationwide are holding cut-a-thons to raise money for Operation Uplink. Sport Clips is a VFW membership benefit and offer haircut discounts to VFW members when they show their VFW membership card. The friendly, relaxed sports-themed company, which targets men and boys, provides high quality haircuts in an exciting sports environment, complete with sports-tuned television sets at every stylist's station. 


  • Burger Kings in select cities are raising money for VFW Unmet Needs. Participating in the “buy a burger; donate a buck” are Burger Kings in Arizona (Yuma), Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants November 9 Veterans Day Special: Present your military ID, VFW membership card, DD214 or VA ID to enjoy a complimentary entrée from a special menu. 

  • 24-Hour Fitness: Once again, 24-Hour Fitness is proud to offer Free workouts through Tuesday for ALL veterans. "We are so very fortunate to be Americans, and I'm honored by their humble service to our great land. I have numerous Vet's, reservists, and proud Patriots on my team who are thankful everyday for the values we hold true," said Carl Liebert, veteran and 24-Hour fitness founder.

  • Golden Corral Military Appreciation Day November 17, 5-9 p.m. Golden Corral restaurants across the Country open their door and provide a free “thank you” dinner to any person who has ever served in the United States Military including the National Guard and Reserves. Last year, they provided more than 322,000 free "thank you" dinner meals on this one night.

  • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, November 11, 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 during regular business hours. 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 entrée from a selection of delicious favorites.

Since this list does not contain ALL discounts, be sure and ask if the places you are patronizing Veterans Day offer any discounts to veterans.

Also, please honor your local Marines November 10 as the Marine Corps celebrates its birthday.