Armed Forces Day – HUGE LIST of Freebies, Discounts, Deals & Services!


Tomorrow May 18, 2013 is Armed Forces Day!

According to Wikipedia, Armed Forces Day was “first observed on 20 May 1950, the day was created on 31 August 1949, to honor Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches – the U.S. ArmyU.S. NavyU.S. Marine CorpsU.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard“.

There are many businesses and organizations that honor our brave men and women on this day by giving them freebies, discounts, deals and other specials. Help us honor them too, by passing this list along to Veterans and active duty military men and women that you know, so they and their families can benefit from these awesome resources! These benefits are available everyday, year round.

UPDATE: McDonald’s will give all Vets and Military Members a Free Value Meal today! Just show up in uniform or with your military ID before 11 PM to get your free meal!

Deployment Resources:

Other places that have discounts:

  • Sprint – 15% Military Discount off plan.
  • Midas Auto Service Experts – 10% Military Discount off purchases
  • Meineke Car Care Center – 10% Military Discount off parts
  • Marriott – Military discount rate changes based on location, show ID and ask for military rate.
  • Geico Insurance – Military Discount Varies by state and location.
  • Comfort Inn – Military discount rate changes based on location, show ID and ask for military rate.
  • Old Navy – 10% discount to active and veteran military ID card holders EVERY Monday under the Military Mondays promotion!
  • Lowe’s – 10% Military Discount off purchases
  • Spencer Gifts – 10% Military Discount off purchases nationwide.
  • Charlotte Russe – 10% Military Discount in-store, just show your ID!
  • Buckle – 10% Military Discount at all stores nationwide! They also offer free shipping to APO FPO addresses to troops overseas.
  • Hot Topic – 10-20% Military Discount off purchases in all stores nationwide.
  • Aeropostale – 10% Military discount on all purchases nationwide
  • Verizon Wireless – 15% Military Discount off monthly bill, some offer additional 8% off data plan! 25% off accessories
  • Jos A Bank – 20% Military Discount off regular priced items in all locations nationwide.
  • Rodeway Inn – Military discount rate changes based on location, show ID and ask for military rate.
  • Greyhound Lines – 10% Military Discount at all locations.
  • Regal Berkeley 7 – Discounted ticket prices, varies from location to location depending on standard ticket price. Military Discount is typically $1.00 off ticket price.
  • T-Mobile – 15% Military Discount off plan.
  • Econo Lodge – Military discount rate changes based on location, show ID and ask for military rate.
  • Penske Truck Rental – Save up to 20% with your Military Discount. Reserve online for 10% off, then show your Military ID for an additional 10%. They will also do price match with Military ID within 15 miles with documentation.
  • Amtrak – 10% military discount

To all active duty military and veterans, on behalf of the Diablo Reporter, we thank you for your service and honor you this day and everyday.

Happy Armed Forces Day!

For more freebies, check out our Memorial Day Freebies!


4 responses to “Armed Forces Day – HUGE LIST of Freebies, Discounts, Deals & Services!

  1. Thats right, I said it.

    Militia are the BOMB! …but they are not my mom.
    Talk about pop music.


  2. Thank You once again for taking the time to share these most valuable resources with our Community’s residents and Veteran’s. May I suggest an extention of the page please.
    I would like to see a Memorial Page where proud supportors could post a picture of their Heroes. My father and son have freely served to protect our country. I will send photos when the opportunity presents itself. Perhaps, a historical scrapebook/album to share with others?
    Where is the tip jar? I love this site!

    How about a tip jar on the site, to allow us to demostrate your reader’s appreciation?


  3. Thanks, Plenty oof knowledge.


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