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While Veterans day brings with it a ton of great discounts — and a plethora of free sides and deserts from a string of chain restaurants — it's not often that you find a discount that runs the whole year round.
For the next several days until Nov. 11, Amazon will be offering exactly that: $40 off one of year of Prime membership to all veterans and active duty military personnel.
So, if you're itching to binge mil-themed shows like Band of Brothers,The Americans, Jack Ryan, Man in the High Castle, and Homecoming, or you just want to enjoy free 2-day shipping for $79 a year, then now's the time to sign up.
But a few caveats (sorry, couldn't help myself) before you get started: It's a one time promotion, which means that after the year's discount the price will return to $119 a year, and this is only available to service members and veterans, not dependents. (That said, you can always just share an account.)
Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew becomes emotional while speaking about officer Katie Thyne during a press conference Friday morning Jan. 24, 2020 in Newport News, Va. Officer Thyne died Thursday night after being dragged during a traffic stop. (Daily Press/Jonathon Gruenke via Tribune News Service)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The police officer killed during a traffic stop in Newport News on Thursday night was a well-liked young officer who just graduated from the police academy seven months ago, Police Chief Steve Drew said at a somber news conference Friday.
A word that could once not be mentioned in court — torture — was front and center on Friday as a military tribunal prepares to take on the long-delayed trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the confessed chief plotter of the 9/11 attacks, and four other defendants.
"I know torture's a dirty word," defense attorney Walter Ruiz told the tribunal. "I'll tell you what, judge, I'm not going to sanitize this for their concerns."