July 4th is a time to celebrate America. It's also a time to honor veterans and military personnel for their service to their country. Here's a look at the best July 4th deals and discounts for veterans and active-duty military on Independence Day.
Advance Auto Parts
The company is offering 10 percent off regularly priced items for in-store purchases to customers who serve or have served in the military.
Veterans Advantage members enrolled in VetRewards are eligible for special discounted offers on movie tickets at AMC Theatres.
Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops is offering active military, veterans, retirees, National Guardsmen and Reservists a 5 percent discount every day. ID required, exclusions apply.
All military veterans get a 10 percent discount on the Fourth of July. There's also a year-round 10 percent discount for active duty personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and immediate dependents.
Lowe's offers 10 percent off eligible purchases every day to active military and vets.
The restaurant is offering 20 percent off to former and active military, as well as firefighters and police officers, now through Wednesday. Servicemen and women, firefighters, police officers and first-responders receive a 10 percent discount every day.
The company is offering a 15 percent discount on paints, stains and painting supplies to those serving in the military and veterans. The discount is also extended to the spouse of those individuals.
Calling aviation geeks in New York City: The British are coming.
In their first visit to the United States since 2008, the Royal Air Force "Red Arrows" will perform an aerial demonstration next week over the Hudson River, according to an Air Force news release. F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels demonstration teams will also be part of the show.
QUETTA, Pakistan/KABUL (Reuters) - The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban sources told Reuters, an attack that could affect efforts to end the Afghan war.