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Forum topic by Jim Crockett (USN Retired) posted 1649 days ago 1536 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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1649 days ago

I was standing in line waiting to check out at Lowes today and wondered if everyone on Lumberjocks knew that Lowes offers a 10% discount to past and present military members, retirees, reserves and, I think, National Guard. All you need to do to qualify for the discount is present some form of identification that shows you are/were in the service (if nothing else, your DD-214 should suffice).

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".


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wseand

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#1 posted 1649 days ago

I have used it several times it is nice, basically pays for your tax and a bit more. Well I guess depending on the state you live in.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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WayneC

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#2 posted 1649 days ago

I have been getting them at Home Depot as well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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rtb

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#3 posted 1649 days ago

Both Lowes and HD are doing this. I just show my retired ID card and bingo.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1648 days ago

Thanks for the info, Jim. I did not realize that Lowe’s would do this. I certainly will have to try this the next time I am in there (probably will be tomorrow since it seems I am in there 3 or 4 times a week).

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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patron

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#5 posted 1648 days ago

i get the 10%

old guy

discount .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#6 posted 1648 days ago

Geez, David – they ought to give you 25% :-)) Couldn’t resist since you left yourself wide open for that (besides, I can resist anything except temptation!).

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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Rick Dennington

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#7 posted 1648 days ago

Greetings Jim:... I didn’t know that either. I’ll check it out also at our local Lowes here, since I’m retired military. I have my i.d. with me all the time, cause I can go on any military base in the world. Thanks for the heads-up.

David…. thanks for the snow report yesterday. We haven’t got any yet, so far.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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closetguy

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#8 posted 1648 days ago

I have found that between my AARP and retired military cards, I can normally get a discount just about anywhere. UPS gives a 10% discount on shipping with an AARP membership, but won’t give you squat if you are retired military. Go figure? Verizon Wireless gives me 15% off for retired military. I have found that many chain stores offer either a military or AARP discount, but don’t advertise it. I always ask, and if the clerk is not sure, I ask for the manager.

All of us card-carrying old people should be allowed to stack all our “longevity” cards on the counter and get 50% everywhere we shop….

-- I don't make mistakes, only design changes....www.dgmwoodworks.com

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williams

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#9 posted 1648 days ago

I get Lowes 10% coupons at the post office. They give to new home owners, but you can ask for them (the usps employees are tight with them). HD will accept the Lowes coupons. Even with an old receipt. Not sure if that means you would get 20% off or not. Could try.

-- William, Brighton, MI

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cpt_hammer

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#10 posted 1648 days ago

I thought this was only on certain holidays not everyday. Now you guys tell me after I spent a lot of money redoing a bathroom :(...I guess late is better than never…

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NH_Hermit

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#11 posted 1648 days ago

Thanks for the info, Jim. I’ll keep a copy of my DD-214 in the truck.

-- John from Horse Shoe

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