Operation Homefront distributes FREE backpacks and school supplies to military families at official Operation Homefront events throughout the country. Please note that these events are for DEERS enrolled military dependent children only who will be in Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2017-2018 school year. Click here to find an event near you and register.
Participating Whole Food stores offer FREE pantry starter kits to military families. If you are interested, fill out the form here. Those living in a participating area will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours to take to their local store to redeem.
Those who qualify can receive a FREE subscription to Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine. Military & Aerospace Electronics editorial covers topics such as Navigation/Guidance, Avionics, Missile Systems, Communication Systems, Electronic Warfare, Simulation/ Training Systems, Unmanned Vehicles, Nanotechnology, Biometrics, Homeland Security, Shipboard Electronics, Reconnaissance Equipment and other relevant topics to military professionals.
Active duty military can get a FREE one year Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association membership (a $45 value). Included in your membership is a FREE subscription to AOPA Pilot or Flight Training magazine. This offer will be available for a limited time only.
Cedar Fair Amusement Parks are offering FREE admission to current and past members of the military at select parks around the Memorial Day holiday. Click on the park your are interested in for complete details, as they vary by location: California’s Great America, Cedar Point, King’s Dominion, King’s Island, Knott’s Berry Farm, Carowinds, Dorney Park, Valleyfair, Michigan’s Adventure, and World’s of Fun.
Beginning May 29th, more than 2,000 museums across America will be offering up FREE admission to all nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families (up to 5 members) as part of the Blue Star Museum Program. These include children’s museums, fine art museums, history and science museums, and nature centers. Ends 9/4/17. Click here for more information.
The Waves of Honor program offers any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld (Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego), Busch Gardens (Tampa, Williamsburg), or Sesame Place (Langhorne). Admission is also FREE for up to 3 direct dependents. Click here to get your tickets (this offer is not available at the park). Military ID is required. Click here to view eligibility requirements, FAQ, and terms & conditions.
Vets Prevail is an innovative new online mental health tool that is tailored specifically to today’s Veterans, helping ease transition to life after military service and tackle post deployment re-adjustment challenges.
The Vets Prevail program is easy to follow. They lay out a number of Levels for you, and each Level will have several To Do’s that you will need to complete to finish the Level. You will be guided along the way by your own virtual assistant, who will ask you questions, give you information and keep you on track. All the while, you will earn Points as you complete more and more of the Program. Once you get enough, the Points can be redeemed for Rewards like gift cards to some of your favorite restaurants and stores.
Brides Across America helps make dreams come true by giving military brides a FREE wedding gown during a Brides Across America’s Nationwide Gown Giveaway. Events are held twice a year (November and July) in partnership with bridal salons across the country. To attend an event, brides must first make sure that they meet the qualification requirements listed here. There is a $30 event registration fee to help the salons cover the cost of the event. To find an event near you, click here.
Golden Corral will hold their annual Military Appreciation Dinner on Monday, November 14th from 5-9 PM. Any past or present US military member can come in for a FREE dinner. Click here for more information.
Active military members and their dependents can get an Annual Pass to National Parks for FREE (an $80 value).
- Available to US military members and their dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as most members of the US Reserves and National Guard. Proper military ID is required (CAC Card or DoD Form 1173).
- Obtained in person at Federal recreation sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.
- Covers entrance to Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service sites that charge Entrance Fees, and Standard Amenity Fees at Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation sites.
- Admits the pass owners and any accompanying passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas, or the pass owner and up to additional 3 adults at sites that charge per person.
Shoney remembers our fallen military members this Memorial Day by offering a FREE All-American Burger all veterans and active duty military service members. Offer is good on Monday, May 30 only at participating locations. Dine-in only. Proof of military service required. Click here to find a location near you.