Memorial Day 2018: The best deals and freebies for veterans, active duty military

DENVER — Many businesses are offering free meals and discounts for Memorial Day weekend as a way to say thank you to our country’s service members.

Here is a list of deals and freebies for active duty military and veterans on Memorial Day – don’t forget to bring your military ID for verification.

Ace Hardware: The company is pledging to give away 1 million free 8-inch by 12-inch American flags this Memorial Day. A second flag is donated to a local VFW post to be used to mark the graves of those who once served.

Fine Airport Parking in Denver is offering free parking for all US Armed Forces members

Fine Airport Parking – Denver: All active and retired military members can park for free while the travel between May 24 and May 28.

Home Depot: A 10 percent discount is offered in-store to all military veterans on Memorial Day.

Hooters: On May 28, present a valid military ID at any Hooters location across the nation and get a free meal with the purchase of a drink.

McCormick & Schmick’s: All active duty military and veterans can receive a free lunch or dinner entree on Memorial Day.

Outback Steakhouse: From May 24 to May 28 all veterans and active military receive 20 percent off their entire check.

Sherwin-Williams: During the month of May, active duty military and veterans save an additional 10 percent on paints and stains. Valid military-issued identification required.

Sleep Number: Through June 3, active duty military and veterans can save an additional $100 off any sale price.

Texas de Brazil: On May 28 veterans and active duty military get 50 percent off dinner or lunch.  Additional guests (up to seven) will receive 20 percent off.

Walgreens: All veterans and active military with a Walgreens Balance Rewards card will receive 20 percent off regular priced items.

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