LUTHERAN MILITARY VETERANS AND FAMILIES MINISTRIES INC.
3480 STELLHORN ROAD
 FORT WAYNE, INDIANA 46815
260.755.2239
www.lmvfm.org

“Serving with Christ’s love those who serve”

Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, Veterans, Contractors and their family members

 

2016 Veterans Day Deals

 


Applebee’s: Free Meals
Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu on Nov. 11.
American Family Care (AFC) Offers Free Flu Shots
Veterans can receive free flu shots on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at an American Family Care clinic. Visit AFCUrgentCare.com to find the nearest AFC clinic location.
Arooga's: Get one free item from a special menu Nov. 11. Open to active duty and other veterans.
Back Yard Burgers: Get a free Back Yard Classic Burger — available to active- duty service members and veterans who show their military ID or are in uniform Nov. 11. The chain offers a 20 percent discount to service members year round.
Baker’s Square, Nov. 11, 2016. Free breakfast choice of Buttermilk Pancakes, three pieces of French Toast, or a Belgian Waffle for veterans and active duty military members. Bring proof of military service. More info.
Bar Louie, Nov. 11, 2016. Free appetizer or entrée.
Bed, Bath and Beyond: 25% Off Entire Purchase for Veterans and Spouses
Active military, veterans and their spouses will receive 25% of an entire purchase at all Bed, Bath and Beyond locations from Thurs., Nov. 10 to Sun., Nov. 13.
B&B’s for Vets, Complimentary Rooms at Inns
Hundreds of inns and B&B’s across the country will honor active and retired veterans with complimentary rooms on either Nov. 10 or Nov. 11. Participating inns are listed at www.BandBsforVets.org. Booking is done directly with participating inns.
Billy Sims Barbecue: Get a free pulled pork, a regular side and a collector's cup drink on Nov. 11. Active-duty members and veterans should show an ID card, or be in uniform.
BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free entree, up to $12.95 value. Offer valid to all active duty military and veterans, with proof of service. Guests over the age of 21 are also invited to raise a glass to veterans for just $5 each. They can choose from BJ’s award-winning 11 signature beers and cider on tap.
Bonanza Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Veterans Day buffet for active members and veterans at participating locations. Please call ahead.
Bonefish Grill, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Bang Bang Shrimp from Bonefish Grill for veterans and active duty military. Valid military ID required.
Boston Market, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Brownie or Cookie with any purchase for all veterans, service members, and their families. No ID required.
Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille, Nov. 11, 2016. Free 6oz. sirloin steak with 2 side choices for all veterans and current military members. Bring proof of service. Locations.
Buehler’s Grocery, Nov. 11, 2016. Free breakfast menu meal for veterans and active duty military. From 7:00 am until 11:00 am at participating locations. Please call ahead.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Nov. 11, 2016. Free order of wings and a side of fries to veterans and current military members. Dine-in only. Bring proof of military service.
Burntwood Tavern, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch or dinner for all active duty military and veterans. Proof of service or ID required.
Black Angus Steakhouse: Get a free meal Nov. 11 -- the Certified Angus Beef Top Sirloin Steak, with mashed potatoes, broccoli and sweet molasses bread, during operating hours of each of the 46 Black Angus Steakhouse locations. Available to active duty and other veterans.
Bob Evans, Nov. 11, 2016. Free select breakfast, lunch, and dinner items. For active duty military and veterans with ID or proof of service.
Bonanza Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Veterans Day buffet for active members and veterans at participating locations. Please call ahead.
Bonefish Grill, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Bang Bang Shrimp from Bonefish Grill for veterans and active duty military. Valid military ID required.
Calhoun’s Restaurant, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal, choice of Hickory Smoked Bar-B-Que Half Slab of Ribs, Hickory Smoked Bar-B-Que Pork Plate, “Ale” Steak, Fresh Chicken Calhoun, and Southern Fried Catfish. Proof of Service required.
California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11, 2016. Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service.
Carraba’s, Nov. 7 – Nov. 13, 2016. Free appetizer of your choice for active duty servicemembers and veterans. Military ID or proof of service required. Locations.
Cattlemens Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free 8 oz Sirloin Steak Dinner on Veterans Day. Call your local Cattlemen’s for details and to verify participation. Proof of service required.
CentraArchy Restaurants, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal for veterans and 25% off meals for accompanying guests at Fiesta del Burro Loco, all California Dreaming restaurants, Carolina Roadhouse, all Chophouse 47 restaurants, Gulfstream Cafe, Joey D’s Oakroom all New York Prime restaurants, and The Tavern at Phipps.
Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016 (11am – 3pm). Free meal for active and former military members with ID or other valid proof of service.
Cheeseburger in Paradise, Nov. 11 2016. Free All-American Burger with fries with purchase of beverage and military ID or proof of service. Available to active military or veterans. Beverages and gratuity not included, dine-in only, and participating locations only. Please call ahead.
Chili’s – Free meal, Nov. 11 2016. Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of any lunch combo, or your choice of a dinner meal from a select menu. Offer only available at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Please call ahead.
Chipotle: Buy One Get One Free (BOGO) Deal
From 3 p.m. to close on Veterans Day, all U.S. military, military spouses and veterans get a buy one get one free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos. Buy one item, get one free on entrée items of burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders from 3 p.m. to close on Nov.11 at all Chipotle locations — more than 2,000 eateries across the country. This BOGO is offered to active duty, reservists, National Guard members, military spouses and retired military with a valid U.S. military ID or veterans ID card. In-store only, limited to one free menu item. Purchased entrée must be of equal or greater value.
City Barbeque, Nov. 11, 2016. Free sandwich platter at participating locations. Proof of service required. Please call ahead.
Claim Jumper, Nov. 14, 2016. Free entrée from select menu, with official proof of service. Dine-in only. Not valid at Golden Nugget Lake Charles and Golden Nugget Las Vegas locations
Country Cookin, Nov. 15, 2016 (2pm – 8pm). Free meal for current and former military. Proof of service required. Please note the date – this is valid the Tuesday after Veterans Day!
Cracker Barrel, Nov. 11, 2016. Complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake.
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Nov. 11, 2016. Complimentary craft beer to active and retired military personnel. Locations that are prohibited from providing a free craft beer will offer a free appetizer. Over 200 locations participating. Some of the participating breweries include: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom and ChopHouse & Brewery, Big River Grille, Bluewater Grille, A1A Ale Works, Ragtime Tavern Seafood & Grill and Seven Bridge Grille & Brewery. Please call ahead.
Denny’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.
Famous Dave’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free 2 Meat Combo served with choice of side and corn bread muffin – for veterans and current military members. Bring proof of service. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.
Fatz Café, Nov. 11, 2016. Free World Famous Calabash Chicken® meal for current and former military members, 11am until close. Proof of service required.
Denny’s: Get a free “Build Your Own Grand Slam” on Nov. 11 from 5 a.m. to noon for active duty, retired and other veterans. Includes four breakfast items such as buttermilk pancakes, eggs cooked to order, bacon strips, seasonal fruit or hash browns. Show a military ID. Available at "participating" locations, so call ahead to your local Denny's. (Also check to see what proof you need if you're a veteran). Please call ahead.
ESquared Hospitality restaurants in New York City: 50 percent off for parties of two or less; 25 percent off for parties of three or more, on Nov. 11. All veterans and active duty are eligible. Participating restaurants in New York City are BLT Prime; BLT Steak; Casa Nonna; Horchata; Tavern 62 by David Burke; The Wayfarer.
Friendly’s: Free Meals
Veterans and active duty military receive a free breakfast, lunch or dinner from a limited menu on Nov. 11.
Great Clips Free Haircuts
Veterans get a free hair cut from Nov. 11 through Dec. 31, 2016 at Great Clips hair salons across the country. Customers who come in for a service on Veterans Day get a free haircut card to give to veterans, redeemable through Dec. 21, 2016.
iPic Theater: Free Movie Tickets
All veterans and active duty military can get a free movie ticket by showing proof of service with U.S. uniform services I.D. or in uniform. Here’s a list of IPic Theater locations.
Legoland Florida: Free Admission, 50% Off Tickets for Six Guests
Veterans get free admission from Nov. 1-20, as well as 50% off tickets for up to six accompanying guests at the theme and water park LEGOLAND in Florida.
U.S. National Parks Waive Entrance Fees
Veterans will have access to over 100 National Parks that require entrance fees for free on Nov. 11
World of Beer: Free Beer
Free beer for all veterans and current service members with military I.D., VA card or proof of service on Nov. 11 at participating locations. Please call ahead to verify participation.

Fazoli’s. Nov 11, 2016. Free Build Your Own Pasta Bowl for veterans. Please bring proof of military service.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. 50% off for veterans and active duty military. 10% off for up to three additional guests.
Friendly’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Big-Two-Do® breakfast (choice of two slices of French toast, two buttermilk pancakes or two slices of toast; two strips of crispy bacon or two sausage links and two made-to-order farm fresh eggs), or All American Burger (fries and a beverage ) during lunch or dinner. Dine-in only. Limited to one per person. Offer available for active military and veterans with ID or discharge papers. Participating locations only.
Glory Days, Nov. 11, 2016. Free appetizer or an order or boneless wings. Dine-in only and at only at participating locations. Please call ahead to verify participation.
Gold Star Chili, Nov. 11, 2016. Free 3-Way & Drink.

Golden Corral, Nov. 14, 2016 (5pm – 9pm): The 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner.
Granite City Food and Brewery, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch and Coke for veterans and active duty military. Locations. http://www.gcfb.com/locations/
Green Mill, Nov. 11, 2016. Free menu item for lunch or dinner. Offer includes any single item from our menu. Some limitations. Proof of military service required.
Grub Burger Bar, Nov. 11, 2016. 50% off of meal, and a free Caramel Apple shake. Proof of military service required.
Hooters, Nov. 11, 2016. Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal from a select menu. Requires drink purchase. Only valid at participating locations. Please call ahead to verify participation.
Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House, Nov. 11, 2016. Free choice between four meals for all veterans and active duty military. Dine-in only, valid ID or proof of service required. Valid at participating restaurants only. Please call ahead to verify participation.

Hurricane Grill & Wings, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal from special menu at participating locations. Proof of service required. Please call ahead to verify participation.

Hy-Vee, Free Breakfast, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Veterans Day breakfast from 7am – 11am at all participating Hy-Vee supermarkets with in-store dining.
IHOP, Nov. 11, 2016, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free Red, White and Blue pancakes. Participating locations only. Please call ahead to verify participation.
Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut and small coffee, Nov. 11, 2016. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees, & veterans. Be sure to call ahead to verify your local Krispy Kreme is participating.
Little Caesars® Pizza, Nov. 11, 2016. Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.
Logan’s Roadhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free entrée from select menu for veterans and active duty military personnel. Call your local Logan’s Roadhouse for details and to verify participation. Locations.
LongHorn Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions). Additional 10% off for guests that dine with Veterans on November 11. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required. Visit their site to find a location near you.
Max & Erma’s, November 11, 2016. Participating Max & Erma’s locations are offering military members and veterans a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, which includes seasoned fries and a fountain drink. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required. Locations.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – free lunch or dinner, Sunday Nov 6, 2016: McCormick & Schmick’s is celebrating their 18th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Event on Sunday, November 6th. Veterans will be able to choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée from a special menu. Veterans must provide proof of military service. No ID needed for Gold Star Family members (parents or spouse). Be sure to contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s as this is valid at participating restaurants only. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended. For more information visit: McCormick and Schmick’s Veterans Appreciation Event.
Menchie’s, Nov. 11, 2016. All veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on Veterans Day. Locations.
Mimi’s Café, Nov. 11, 2016. Free entrée on select menu items for veterans and active duty members. Proof of service required. More info.
Mission BBQ, Nov. 11, 2016. Free sandwiches and cake for active duty military members and veterans at participating locations. While supplies last. Locations.
O’Charley’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal for veterans and active duty service members on November 11th.
Olive Garden, Nov. 11, 2016. Free entrée from a special menu. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic breadsticks. Offer good for veterans and active duty military; proof of service required.
On The Border, Nov. 11, 2016. Veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo”. Dine-in only, proof of service required.
Outback Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2016.
Perkin’s Restaurant & Bakery, Nov. 11, 2016. Participating restaurants are offering current servicemembers and veterans a free Magnificent Seven meal which includes two eggs, three buttermilk pancakes, and a choice of two bacon strips or two sausage links. Beverage not included. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required. Locations.
Pinnacle Entertainment (Casino Chain), Nov. 11, 2016. Select locations are offering a free buffet meal for current military members and veterans. Please call ahead to verify times and participation. ID or proof of service required. More info and locations.
• Centennial Buffet, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa, Black Hawk, CO
• Heritage Buffet, Ameristar Casino hotel, Council Bluffs, IA
• Heritage Buffet, Ameristar Casino Hotel, East Chicago, IN
• The Buffet, Belterra Casino Resport, Florence, IN
• Cattleman’s Buffet, Boomtown Casino & Hotel Bossier City, LA
• Boomtown Market Buffet, Boomtown Casino & Hotel, New Orleans, LA
• Le Beaucoup Buffet, L’Auberge Lake Charles, Lake Charles, LA
• Bon Temps Buffet, L’Auberge Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge LA
• Horizons, Buffet, Ameristar Casino Hotel, Kansas City, MO
• Landmark Buffet, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa, St. Charles, MO
• The Great Food Exposition, River City Casino & Hotel, St. Louis, MO
• Heritage Buffet, Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg, Vicksburg MS
• Market Buffet, Belterra Park Gaming, Cincinnati, OH
• The Carvery Buffet, Meadows Raceetrack & Casino, Washington, PA
Ponderosa Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Veterans Day buffet at participating locations only. More info. Locations.
Primanti Bros, Nov. 11, 2016.. Free Sandwich for veterans and active duty military. From 4pm to close at participating locations. More info. Locations.
Red Hot & Blue, Nov. 9 – 11, 2016. Veterans and Active duty members – Free entrée with the purchase of two drinks and a second entrée of equal or greater value (up to a maximum value of $10). Proof of military service required. More info, Coupon. Locations.
Red Lobster, November 10 – 11, 2016. Free Appetizer or Dessert during the week of Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts. Find a location near you.
Red Robin, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service. Locations.
Rock & Brews, Nov. 11, 2016. Complimentary pulled pork sandwich with a side choice of natural fries, house potato salad, pasta salad or coleslaw. Proof of military service required. Locations.
Ruby Tuesday’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free appetizer (up to $10) at participating locations, proof of service required. More info. Locations.
Sagebrush Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016, 11am-11pm. Free meal from select menu for veterans and current military members. Includes non-alcoholic beverage. Bring proof of military service. Locations.
Sheetz, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch at participating locations. Free car wash also available at participating locations, Proof of service required. Locations.
Shoney’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty servicemembers. Dine-in only, Proof of Service required. Shoney’s also offers a 15% everyday hometown heroes discount (military, fire, Police, EMT). Locations.
Sizzler Restaurants, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch served until 4pm. Choice of 3 entrees, and a free coffee, tea, or fountain drink. Not valid for salad bar or gratuity. Valid with proof of military service. Dine-in only at participating locations. Locations.
Spaghetti Warehouse, Nove 11th – Nov 13, 2016. Buy one entrée, get one free. Coupon Required (available on their website and FaceBook page on Nov. 4). Choose any of 11 Original Recipe Spaghetti entrées and receive a second entrée free. Friends and relatives are encouraged to treat a veteran to a meal.
T.G.I. Friday’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch for all current military members and veterans from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-on only at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details. More info. Locations.
Tap House Grill, Nov. 11, 2016. Complimentary meal on Veterans Day, November 11th. For servicemembers and veterans with proof of service. Dine-in only.
Texas Corral, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal from special menu, plus lemonade, iced tea, or coffee for veterans and current military personnel. Bring proof of military service. Locations.
Texas De Brazil Churrascaria, Nov. 11, 2016. 50% off for all current and former servicemembers, plus one guest. 20% off for up to 6 additional guests. At participating locations (please call ahead). Locations.
Texas Roadhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal from special menu. Includes sides and a soft drink, coffee, or tea. Proof of service required. Dine-in only.
Tijuana Flats, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch at participating locations. Locations.
Tilted Kilt, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Classic Burger. Only at participating locations (ID required). Please contact your local pub by visiting the Tilted Kilt website.
Travel Centers of America, Nov. 11, 2016. Free meal and beverage from select menu for military members and veterans who are CDL holders. Participating locations only; proof of service required. Please call ahead.
Twin Peaks, Nov. 11, 2016. Free menu item at participating locations. Please call ahead to verify participation. Please call ahead.
Village Inn, Nov. 11, 2016. Free INN-credible V.I.B. breakfast for veterans and active duty military. Valid on 4 INN-credible items: Cheese Omelette, Strawberry Crepe, Hickory-Smoked Bacon or French Toast. Call ahead to verify participation of your local Village Inn.
White Castle, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo meal #1-6 for veterans and active duty military. Bring proof of military service.
Wienerschnitzel, Nov. 11, 2016. A complimentary Chili Dog, small fries and 20 oz. drink is redeemable at participating Wienerschnitzel locations on Friday, November 11 only, with valid military ID or by wearing a military uniform. Contact your local Wienerschnitzel Locations to verify participation.
World of Beer. Nov. 11, 2016. Free select draught beer or $5.00 off your entire bill. Participating locations only. Bring proof of military service. Please call ahead.
54th Street Grill, Nov. 11, 2016. Free entree for Veterans and Active Duty Military. Proof of service required.

 

Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries, Inc. LMVFM does not receive any government (tax revenues) funding, and is supported by individuals, churches,   and groups who support the work we do on behalf of our veterans and their families. LMVFM is a 501 (c)(3) faith-based ministry and all donations/gifts are tax deductible.