We can't thank you veterans enough for your service to the country, and we especially thank your wives, husbands, children, parents and families who have made the greatest sacrifice of all to protect our freedom.

HQ Platoon, Bravo Company 1/38 Infantry at the cross sabers in the Green Zone, Baghdad. Photo courtesy of Ryan Kromdar.

Some businesses here in Missoula would like to honor you with tokens of gratitude, so make sure you have your I.D. on you today.

  • Bagels on Broadway are giving vets free bagels and cream cheese.
  • Denny's is serving all you can eat pancakes.
  • Great Clips is offering free haircuts, and you don't even need to have an appointment.
  • Hooter's, Applebees & Red Robin are all offering free meals to vets.
  • Meineke Car Care on North Russell is offering free oil changes for vets and spouses of serving vets.
  • Starbucks is offering free coffee for vets and their spouses.