Free gas among local freebies offered to military on Veterans Day

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Editor’s note: This story contained an incorrect address for one of the free gas locations. The error has been fixed.

SAN DIEGO — A gas tank fill up is offered to veterans and active duty military Thursday in one of several promotions in recognition of Veterans Day.

The region is said to be home to the nation’s largest concentration of military personnel. To honor veterans and military members leading up to Veterans Day, the San Diego Honda Dealers invited active duty and veterans to gas stations across the county for free gas.

Thursday’s locations include:

  • 7-8 a.m. Arco, 5194 Waring Road, San Diego, CA 92120
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m., Crown Point VP Auto Center, 3804 Ingraham Street, San Diego, CA 92109
  • 12-1 p.m., Arco, 765 E Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • 2:45-3:45 p.m., Top Fuel, 1295 3rd Avenue, Chula Vista CA 91911
A photo provided by Everyday California shows kayakers among a group of leopard sharks. (Everyday California)

On Thursday and Friday, active duty, retired military personnel and their spouses and children can take advantage of free gear and water sport rentals at Everyday California. Two-hour rentals are offered for kayaks, snorkels, surf and paddleboards with a valid military ID. The promotion also includes 20% in store and online Thursday.

Other local and national freebies offered Thursday include:

  • Free admission to the Cabrillo National Monument and all National Park Service sites
  • Dunkin’ is offering veterans a free donut with no purchase necessary
  • Active and retired military can visit Denny’s locations nationwide from 5 a.m. to noon to enjoy a free build your own grand slam breakfast
  • Ziggi`s Coffee is offering all veterans and active-duty military members one free 16 oz. drink of choice
  • Cafe 222, located at 222 Island Ave. in the Marina District, is offering a 25% discount
  • True REST Float Spa is providing veterans a free, 60-minute float therapy session
  • U.S. military veterans and three guests can visit SeaWorld San Diego through Dec. 24
  • California Pizza Kitchen says veterans and active military get a complimentary entrée and beverage when they dine in and show proof of service on Nov. 11
  • Buffalo Wild Wings is offering veterans and service members a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries with ID
  • Great Clips and Sports Clips are both offering free hair cuts for veterans and active-duty military
  • Golo Boxing Club is honoring military members and veterans with free boxing classes all day

The Department of Veterans Affairs posted a list of offers on its website here.

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