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May is National Military Appreciation Month.

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    Military families, this month is all about you. May is National Military appreciation month, and local businesses are saying “thanks for your service” with freebies and other cool offers.

    Free Appetizers for Military Spouses
    May 9 at Coyote Ugly Saloon in the Gaslamp Quarter
    Military members and their spouses can get a free appetizer with their military-issued ID. Also, Coyote Ugly is collecting items to send to women stationed overseas all month long.

    Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament
    May 16-18 at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad
    Retired and active duty military and their families get free admission to the tournament, featuring Ray Romano, Bruce Jenner and other sports superstars. Click here to register for a free lunch for Carl’s, Jr.

    Chick-Fil-A Military Appreciation Night

    May 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Chick-Fil-A San Marcos
    Veterans, active duty personnel and their immediate families eat free.

    Surprise Military Homecoming at Sunset View Elementary

    [DGO] Surprise Military Homecoming at Sunset View Elementary
    Makenna Hansen may have thought she was getting a writing award from her school but instead, saw her dad a week early.

    Jetpack America
    May 25 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mission Bay Sport Center
    Seriously, what could be cooler than flying with a jetpack? Four Camp Pendleton Marines and two Navy veterans, including 85-year-old WWII vet Norm Gillespie, will take the ride of a lifetime. Also on that day, Jetpack America will launch its 20 percent military discount for active duty service members and veterans.

    Year-round Military Discounts

    Carlsbad Premium Outlets
    Show your military ID at the information desk to receive a VIP coupon book.

    SeaWorld San Diego
    Service members and up to three direct dependents get free admission once a calendar year.

    San Diego Zoo
    Admission always free for active duty military, reservists with active orders and military academy students

    Cabrillo National Monument
    Active duty military and their dependents get free admission at all of America’s national parks.

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