veteransday2014It gives us the warm fuzzies to see how businesses, restaurants, and retailers are rallying this year to honor veterans and military service members by giving them discounts, free meals, and special treatment this Veterans Day. The number of discounts and freebies that are being offered has doubled this year, and we've heard that almost 50,000 restaurant locations are offering some sort of military deal.

This week, six brands have announced new military offers for Veterans Day using SheerID's military verification platform to keep their offers exclusive.

  1. AARP: From October 30th to November 13th, anyone can enjoy 20% off AARP membership dues, and when a membership is purchased or renewed, AARP will use a portion of the dues to deliver RealPad™ computer tablets, through a veteran organization to help vets stay connected.  AARP also offers a 20% off year-round membership discount solely for men and women of the military who are 50+ years of age, including veterans, active duty, military retirees, National Guard, reservists, and military spouses. 
  2. Musicians Friend: 15% off one item of $199 value or more for veterans, reservists, National Guard, active duty and their immediate family members
  3. Newegg: From November 1 to November 21, Newegg is offering 10% off site wide (up to $20) to all military personnel verified through SheerID on The promotion is available to active duty, reservists, National Guard, veterans and their immediate family members who visit
  4. Buckle: Military receive 10% off online purchases every day at, plus for a limited time, they can take advantage of Buckle’s special offer and get a free t-shirt when they spend $100 or more on Affliction, American Customs, or Sinful branded merchandise
  5. Grizzly Industrial: 5% off all purchases for active, veteran and retired military personnel from Nov. 11-28, 2014
  6. LYMY: 15% off on exclusive Love You Miss You t-shirts and hats for veterans, reservists, National Guard, active duty and their families

This year, AARP isn’t the only SheerID client giving back to the military community by supporting military non-profit organizations this Veterans Day. Fathead, in support of a touching military-themed commercial, is donating a portion of their military product sales to Operation Homefront.

Many of the companies that SheerID partners with offer military discounts year round, like Fathead. Check out these great deals too.

To see even more military discounts verified by SheerID, click here.

To find more Veterans Day offers, check in with Military Wallet, or our friends at Military Discounts Central or

If your company isn't already one of the thousands that are showing their appreciation to the Armed Forces, what are you waiting for? Give us a call and we can help you figure out how to implement a military appreciation program that makes sense for you. We want every company in the U.S. to support our troops!