Veterans Day is Nov. 11.
On that day, we honor veterans who risked it all to protect our country and our freedoms.
Some restaurants and businesses are showing their appreciation by offering veterans and active military members free or discounted meals and services.
We've compiled a list of discounts and freebies we know about below. We will continue to update our list as more come into the newsroom.
NATIVE GRILL & WINGS
On Friday, Nov. 11, all veterans and active military can get any item on the menu for free (up to $11.99). Please bring your military ID. This deal is valid from open to close at all Native locations. Find a location near you.
On Friday, Nov. 11, all active and retired military personnel can get a "Two Meat Salute" for free. That is a choice of two different meats, cornbread, and a side. Please bring military ID. Find a location near you. Deal is valid at all four of the Valley's locations.
Spinato's is offering vets 25 percent off on Nov. 11, 2016 at all five of their Arizona locations. Please bring military ID. Find a location near you. Dine-in only. Does not include alcohol.
On Friday, Nov. 11, all retired and active military will be able to get a free pizza or salad. Please bring your military ID or be dressed in uniform. Find a location near you.
Veterans will be able to receive a free "shareables" item (an appetizer) on Nov. 11. Please bring military ID. Find a location near you.
U.S. veterans and active military can receive a free pizza at all of its Arizona Humble Pie locations. Please bring your military ID. Find a location near you.
Applebee's locations nationwide will offer military members a free meal on Friday, Nov. 11. Veterans will be able to choose from one of seven entrees. Find a location near you.
Veterans, active military and reserves can get a free appetizer (up to $10 in value). Find a location near you.
Military members who purchase something at Boston Market on Nov. 11 can receive a free brownie or cookie. Find a location near you.
Military members can receive a free entree at Mimi's Cafe. Find a location near you.
Active, inactive and retired military members will be able to build their own grand slam for free at Denny's on Veterans Day. Find a location near you.
CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN
Veterans and current military members can order from CPK's Veterans Day menu and get a free entree. Please bring military ID or proof of service. Details here.
Veterans and active duty military can receive a free Red's Tavern Double Burger and bottomless fries on Veterans Day. Please bring military ID. Details here.
ON THE BORDER
Military members can receive a free lunch combo plate at any On The Border location on Veterans Day. Bring ID or proof of service. Details here.
RED LOBSTER (NOV. 10-11)
Veterans can receive a free appetizer or dessert at participating Red Lobster locations on Nov. 10 and Nov. 11. Details here.
Chipotle is offering military members a buy-one-get-one burrito, bowl, salad or tacos from 3 p.m. - close at locations nationwide. Make sure to bring your military ID. Details here.
On Veterans Day, active and former military can get a free stack of Red, White & Blue pancakes at participating IHOP locations. The deal will be offered from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Nov. 11. Must bring military ID. Details here.
GOLDEN CORRAL (NOV. 14, 2016)
Nov. 14, 2016 at Golden Corral is Military Appreciation Night. Each military member will receive a free "thank you" dinner. It is only open to military members. Bring military ID. View details here.
BJS RESTAURANT & BREWHOUSE
Veterans and active military can receive a free entree (under $12.95) on Veterans Day. You will have to show military ID or proof of service. Find a location near you.
Military members, both retired and active, can get a free entree from Hooters on Veterans Day. Bring ID or proof of service. Details here.
Military members will be able to get a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake. Details here.
On Veterans Day, active, and retired military will be able to eat for free at any Olive Garden location. They will have a special menu with six options. Details on their Facebook page.
FREE ENTRANCE TO NATIONAL PARKS (NOV. 11)
On Veterans, U.S. national parks, recreation parks and monuments across the country will waive their entrance fees. In Arizona we have three National Parks - Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest and Saguaro -- and a dozen recreation areas and national monuments. Click here for details.
CASTLES N COASTERS (NOV. 11)
Military members can get a free Bronze Pass on Nov. 11. Must have military ID.
People who get their haircut on Veterans Day will receive a "free haircut card to give to a veteran." Details here.