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Local free eats for veterans

ESCAMBIA COUNTY  --  Veteran's Day is a day of discounts for vets and active military members.  Many national restaurants like Chilis, Applebees and Golden Corral offer free meals.  Some hair salons give away free hair cuts.
   
Good deals for our nation's heroes.
Dozens of national chains offer free or discounted meal for veterans and active duty service members.  But other businesses also recognize their service with discounts and freebies.
   
Simoniz Car Wash is washing cars for free today. Retired Navy Master Chief Tom Powell served our country for 29 years.

The Vietnam vet retired in 1994 and he says for him, living in Pensacola, it feels like every day is Veteran's Day.

"Of all the places I've ever been to Pensacola is the friendliest, nicest town ever.  I'm actually from Texas been stationed in Virginia, California, Texas, there is no friendlier place than Pensacola, Florida."
   
Tons of clean cars and happy vets.  Some national year round discounts for vets include Foot Locker, Home Depot and Lowes.

For all freebies and discounts, a valid military I.D. is required.
For a complete list of restaurants and businesses offering discounts and deals to vets -- head to our website for a link.