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Originally published: 2012-09-20 15:37:34
Last modified: 2012-09-20 15:37:34

Veterans’ Corner 9.20.12

Mike Halus

The following are possible discounts for veterans with appropriate identification. Some of this data is dated so check at time of ordering. Vacation discounts not included – check when you make arrangements. List below does not include airlines, hotel/motels, wireless telephone companies, auto rental companies, auto parts stores, movie theaters, chain clothing stores and insurance companies – almost all have military discounts. Be sure to ask!


Discounts: 

A&W – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Apple Computers - The discount varies, you need to sign up by clicking to http://www.apple.com/r/store/government.

Applebee’s – Discount varies per location, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Arby’s - Discount varies per location, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Back Yard Burgers – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Barnes and Noble – 6 percent off regular price plus free shipping; click to http://www.bn.com/militarycity.

Bass Pro Shops – 10 percent off 

Big 10 Tires – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Blockbuster – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Boston Market – 20 percent with military ID.

Burger King – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Captain D’s – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Carl’s Jr. – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Champs Sports – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Chick-Fil-A – Varies, discount with ID card (location dependent), simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Chipotle – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Choice Ci-Ci’s Pizza – Discount varies, dependent on location, must present military ID

Dairy Queen – 10 percent off, location dependent

Dell Computers – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Denny’s – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Dick’s Sporting Goods – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Dunkin’ Donuts – Veterans advantage members save 10 percent on all online orders. They also send free coffee to the troops overseas.

Eyeware - Discount varies, get the discount online by clicking to http://www.afeyewear.com – This site offers military discounts for a wide range of eyeglass companies. 

Friendly’s Ice Cream Stores – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Golden Corral – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

GuideToMilitaryTravel.com – Another great site for military families to go to when looking for travel discounts.

Hard Rock Cafe – 10 to 15 percent off. Varies for each location.

Hewlett-Packard – Log on to website and click on New User Registration: Enter first and last name, user name, password and email address. Use company code: 2727. Discounts vary. Online only.

HickoryFarms.com - 10 percent military discount – Enter 892848 in code box on online order form. 

Home Depot – 10 percent off year round, to active duty, active reserve, retired military and immediate family; in-store, just bring valid military ID. 

Hooters – 10 percent off with military ID

IAVA – IAVA, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, is a veterans organization that looks to help take care of the newest generation of American veterans. They also are working with companies, such as JC Penney, to provide up to $200 in vouchers to certain retail stores.

IHOP – 20 perceny with military ID at owners discretion

Imax – $1 off movie tickets with military ID

Java Cafe – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Jockey – 10 percent off with valid military ID (advertised Military Days) 

KFC – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Long John Silver’s – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Longhorn Steakhouse – 10 percent military discount

Lowes Home Improvement – 10 percent off year round to active duty, active reserve, retired military and immediate family. Just bring in a valid military ID. The military discount, however, cannot be combined with other coupons they may be offering.

Macy’s – 10 percent off on the first Tuesday of every month; 15 percent with a Macy’s card. 

Mary Kay Cosmetics – Military personnel and dependents receive 10 percent on online orders. Reference your service affiliation and status, and ask for additional free gift and bigger discounts by contacting website.

McDonald’s – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Michaels – 10 percent off every Wednesday

Movie Theaters – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Nautica – 10 percent off with military ID

Nike – 10 percent off, in store. For official company policy, click to http://www.nikebiz.com/customer_service/discounts.html.

Panda Express – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Pizza Hut – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Play It Again Sports – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Quizno’s – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Rack Room Shoes – 15 percent discount. Bring in valid military ID

Red Robin – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Regal Movie Theaters – Matinee prices for all show times. Requires military ID

Samsonite- 15 percent off with military ID

Sizzler – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Sonic – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Taco Bell – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Walgreens – 10 percent with military ID every Tuesday

Wendy’s – Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you.

Zaxby’s – 10 percent off with military ID

For questions concerning VA benefits and to obtain VA Forms, call Georgia Henry at (828) 733-8211.Comments and suggestions on the Veteran’s Corner can be emailed to Mike Halus at (averycountyveterans@gmail.com)