Veterans Day, the federal holiday honoring those who have served in the U.S. armed forces, is this Saturday — and there are plenty of discounts to be had for America’s service members. Some businesses and offices may be closed or have modified hours on Veterans Day or the Friday before the holiday, so be sure to take that into account before venturing for a meal or shopping trip. But many retailers are open for business and ready to thank veterans for their service by giving out free food and drinks, or discounts on other goods.
Related: Scams targeting veterans are on the rise — here’s how to avoid them So here are some (of the many) Veterans Days freebies and deals available for former and sometimes active military personnel (all times local). Some businesses may require a valid military identification prior to receiving any freebie or discount.Dunkin’ The coffee and pastry chain is giving veterans and active military members a free doughnut on Saturday. The deal is available in-store, and is limited to one per person.Krispy Kreme Krispy Kreme
is giving veterans and active military service members a free doughnut and a free small coffee on Saturday. The deal is limited to one per customer, and is only available in-store.IHOP The chain
is giving away free red, white and blue pancakes on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to active military and veterans.Starbucks The Seattle-based coffee chain is giving veterans, active military and their spouses a free 12-ounce coffee on Veterans Day. The Starbucks
freebie is limited to one per customer, and is available in-store or via the drive-through only.Tim Hortons Free coffees will be available on Saturday from this Canada-based chain
to veterans and active military. Limit one per customer.Buffalo Wild Wings The sports-bar chain is offering a free order of 10 boneless wings to veterans and armed service members on Saturday. The offer …