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Thank-you offers for veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, a number of restaurants and retailers are offering deals and giveaways to active military personnel, veterans and their families.

Here's a sampling of what's on offer:

Applebee’s is offering free entrees to all active duty and veteran soldiers.

Outback Steakhouse has a free Bloomin' Onion and beverage deal.

T.G.I. Friday's is offering a free entree with purchase to active and retired military. The deal runs through Sunday.

The Golden Corral will offer a free appreciation meal to active military and veterans on Monday.

Pizzeria Uno is offering a free entree or pizza, with purchase of another, to active military or veterans.

Brides Across America is giving away dresses to military brides.

Home Depot and Lowe's are both offering 10 percent discounts to current and former military personnel.

Dollar General also is offering a 10 percent discount to military and their families.

And finally, everyone can take advantage of the National Park's free entrance deal.

Thanks to WalletPop, The Military Wallet and Personal Money Store for some of these leads.