Happy Veterans Day!

Thank you to those who currently serve, those who have served and thank you to all of their families! Here is a list of just a few nationwide businesses thanking you with free goodies this Veterans Day (I focused on the ones I enjoy most...)


  1. Starbucks: Starbucks is giving away a free tall brewed coffee for veterans, active duty military and their spouses in participating U.S. company-owned stores.
  2. Krispy Kreme: Present your military ID or wear your uniform to get a free coffee and doughnut.
  3. California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans and active military personnel are invited to CPK to enjoy any pizza with ID.
  4. Applebee's: Veterans and active duty enjoy a free meal from a special menu. Present ID.
  5. Cattlemens: Free small sirloin dinner for active, inactive and retired military with valid ID.
  6. Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All-American burger and fries with military ID.
  7. Chevy's: Active and retired military enjoy 20-percent off with valid ID. All receive $3 margaritas!
  8. Cocos: Free slice of pie with valid ID. No purchase needed.
  9. Einstein Bros Bagels & Noah's New York Bagels: Free bagel and Shmear to active and retired military until 5PM.
  10. Friendly's: Free breakfast to active and retired military.
  11. Olive Garden: Veterans and active duty enjoy a free meal from a special menu. Present ID. Families receive 10-percent off all November.
  12. On the Border: Free meal from the create-your-combo menu for active and retired miltary with ID.
  13. Outback Steakhouse: Free blooming onion and beverage. Military families receive 10-percent off November 12 thru the end of the year.
  14. Red Robin: Free tavern burger with ID.

For even more restaurant offerings (80+), see this comprehensive list from Restaurant News.

Baby Items, for the Family and Home:

  1. Rockin' Green: This eco-friendly cleaning product company offers 15-percent off every day to active duty families. This was our go-to detergent when "Little STRUCTUREbags" wore cloth diapers (oh, yes we did...)
  2. Carters: Free shipping on orders over $50 to APO and FPO addresses.
  3. Crocs: 15-percent off for all service members with their "Heroes Discount."

As you know, I am not military - just a huge supporter of our military and their families.

Let's keep this list growing... Comment below to share your favorite Veterans Day discount not yet listed or let us know your favorite retailer giving ongoing discounts. Include a link if you can!


Also, please be sure to see learn about our "Season of Thanks: Your Greeting, Our Gift" campaign and learn how you can say thanks to our military and their families this season.