Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies

Wondering what to do with the rest of your Veterans Day 2008 afternoon? Check out these discounts and freebies across America in honor of the holiday.

Golden Corral

All veterans, active military members, and Reserves or National Guard members can dine for free at any Golden Corral. The restaurant chain’s Military Appreciation Dinner takes place tonight from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. local time.


Many Applebee’s are offering up free meals for active-duty troops and veterans this afternoon and evening. About 164 locations are participating, so check this list to see if your city’s restaurant is involved.


Catch up on your home repair this afternoon and get a 10 percent discount while you do it. Lowe’s across the country will give a 10 percent discount to all active and retired military personnel Tuesday.

Home Depot

If Home Depot’s more your thing, fear not — it’s giving out the same treatment. Show your ID and get 10 percent off your purchase.

More Veterans Day 2008 online resources here.