As of May 1, active-duty troops, retirees, and veterans are all able to take advantage of the home improvement chain’s 10% online shopping discount, free parcel shipping, and have access to faster checkout and self-checkout options at brick-and-mortar locations.
To take advantage of the deal, current and former service members need only sign up online. After providing identification and proof of service, they’ll receive a Lowe’s card to show at stores for the discount and benefits.
The discount is linked with your Lowe’s account and can be shared by an entire household, according to Military Times. Additionally, once you’ve received your card, you won’t have to show ID or proof of service at checkout, which for some veterans can be a bit of a pain, as not everyone has a Veteran Affairs ID card or carries a laminated copy of their DD214 in their back pocket.
Sure, and while nobody joins up because they’re really that excited about a damn discount (hopefully), it’s still a nice gesture from the retail chain. After all, you can’t put a price on shorter lines when you’ve got 20 -pounds of discount mulch and dirt to buy for sandbags, err, gardening.
Yeah… gardening .... definitely not going to use this to turn my basement apartment into a bunker. Hopefully I won’t end up like Brendan Fraser in “Blast from the Past.”
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.