As you spend this Memorial Day weekend celebrating with your friends and family, its important to remember that the freedom many of our nation's heroes have fought and died for always comes at a price.
Well in honor of the occasion, as you would expect, here are some freebies and deals through Memorial Day that veterans, active duty and retired military members and their families can take advantage of( standard disclaimer: some locations may not be participating, so its important to always contact them ahead of time):
Ace Hardware: While supplies last, you can get a free 8 by 12 inch flag on May 25th.
AAA: Through Tuesday, you can get free tipsy low service.
Apple: They have special offers on their products, including their Apple Care Protection Plans.
Cinemark Theatres: It varies by location, but if you show your military ID, you get a special discount.
Delta Airlines: Military personnel get a free bag check.
Home Depot and Lowe's: Veterans and their families get 10 percent off. Just show your ID
Hooters: Show your military ID on May 27th and you can get free entrees including 10 free boneless wings, Buffalo chicken salad, Hooters Burger or a Buffalo Chicken sandwich.
Longhorn Steakhouse: Check out the coupon below to get a free appetizer or dessert when you get an entree through May 26th.
Sea World and Busch Gardens: The Waves of Honor program gives free entry to military families and members with their ID through December 31st.
TGI Fridays: Check out the coupon to a free entree when you buy one and two drinks from May 25-27.