I found this great post from Bouhammer and wanted to share this with our community. As a veteran myself, I have found we often fail to take advantage of the many benefits available. If your using any of the services listed, make sure your getting the discount you deserve.
from Afghan&Military Blog by Bouhammer
Since today is TAX Day, I figure I would post these here on Bouhammer.com. I posted them on YouServed.com the other day but I wanted to spread the word since so many current and retired military could use some savings with all the money they are giving the Government to pay for bail-outs, healthcare, and shovel-ready projects.
Military and Federal Employee Discounts:All these businesses offer military discounts; all you have to do is ask.
Arby’s A&W Back Yard Burgers Burger King Captain D’s Chick-Fil-A Cotton Patch Denny’s Dunkin’ Donuts IHOP (20 percent discount with military identification) Java Cafe
KFC Long John Silver Pancho’s Mexican Buffet Pizza Hut Quizno’s Sizzler Sonic Taco Bell Whataburger
AT&T California Cryobank Geico Jiffy Lube Meineke Sears Portrait Studio
Travel and Leisure
Blockbuster Movie theaters Ripley’s attractions and
museums Professional Sports teams
Apple Computers AutoZone Barnhill’s Bass Pro Shop Bath and Body Works Big 10 Tires The Buckle Champs Sports Copeland’s Sports Dell The Discovery Channel Store Dress Barn The Finish Line Foot Action Footlocker Gadzooks GNC Goody’s Great Party Happy Harry’s Hot Topic Jockey Lerner Michael’s NAPA Auto Parts New York & Company Pac Sun Payless Shoes Play It Again Sports Pure Beauty Quizno’s Sally Beauty Supply Spencer’s Gifts Suncoast Timberland Outlets Wilson’s Leather
Cell Phone Service Discount
All Federal employees are able to get a 15% discount on their personal cell phones by calling their carrier and mentioning the “Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 – Discount to Federal Employees Past and Present.”
Cingular – 800-319-6393
Sprint – 877-812-1223
T-Mobile – 866-646-4688
Nextel – 800-639-6111
Verizon – 800-865-1825
You will need to know the military member’s supervisor’s name, phone number, and full address, so that his/her military status can be verified.