The Beacon provides links to a wide-array of corporations, organizations, and programs which go above and beyond the call of duty in realizing honor and granting appreciation for the United States Armed Forces.
Cars and Trucks
JEEP® MILITARY INCENTIVE PROGRAM - We appreciate you serving our country and helping to defend freedom for all. This special offer is for those who've risked their lives defending us. If you're Active, Active Reserve, Retired Military, Retired Military Reserve or are an honorably discharged veteran within twelve months of discharge date, you're eligible for up to $500 in Military bonus cash under our Military Incentive program. The offer applies to 2013 model year vehicle purchases and leases on all new vehicles (excludes SRT® models.) $500 in bonus cash under our Military Incentive program
JEEP® LIMITED EDITION - The Jeep® brand is proud to honor our servicemen and servicewomen and their duty to country with the Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited Freedom Edition models. The Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited Freedom Edition 4x4 vehicles are built on the tried-and-true Sport model. They come standard with unparalleled Jeep® brand capability that gives you the freedom and confidence to Go Anywhere. Do Anything.® Get the top level info on the unique features and capabilities of Jeep® Brand's Limited Edition 4x4 models.
OPERATION SAFE RETURN - In 1941, we were there to take our troops into battle - today we are here to support them as they come home. Because when they're home, we are more than a family. We are a nation that is whole. The Jeep® brand is proud to provide support for our nation's heroes as we welcome them home. The Jeep® brand has established the S.A.F.E. Return fund to provide both financial and in-kind aid as well as hands-on support for our returning troops through an integrated partnership with the USO. This platform allows us to give support where it is needed, throughout the transition to home, work and health. The Jeep® brand has created the S.A.F.E. Return Fund from the sale of every 2013 Jeep Wrangler, Wrangler Unlimited and Patriot Freedom Edition vehicle. This $250 per vehicle will be donated to the USO to help support the platform to aid our nation’s heroes as they come home.
CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILITY PROGRAM - Designed to help customers with permanent disabilities enter, exit and/or operate a new vehicle, Chrysler’s Automobility Program can help you do the things you love to do in life. And, we’ll help you hit the road in the style that suits you best. Our goal is to assist in lessening the burden of the financial cost of modifying your vehicle. Chrysler Group will give you a cash reimbursement, of up to $1000, to reduce the cost of installing adaptive driver or passenger equipment on your new vehicle.
FORD DIRECT - The only official online pricing network where you can get the most competitive price from your local Ford Dealership saving you time and money. Through the official Ford extended dealer network you can count on your car buying experience to be the best ever. The service is free and you have no obligation to buy.
FORD SALUTES THOSE THAT SERVE - Ford Motor Company is grateful to you for your honorable service to our country. And we're proud to support members of the military, and their families, who sacrifice, and have sacrificed so much for our country. To emphasize Ford's support and show our appreciation of those men and women, we are proud to offer you and your families a $500.00 Bonus Cash Offer good toward the purchase or lease of a eligible new 2012/2013/2014 model Ford or Lincoln vehicle (not available on Mustang Shelby GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Focus Electric, F-150 Raptor, Taurus SE, and 2013 model MKZ and MKZ Hybrid). This offer may not be used in conjunction with AXZD-Plans. Additional Documentation Required: The requestor must show proof of active service that may include one of the following - Military Leave and Earnings Statement, Delayed Entry/Enlistment DEP form, or Veterans/Retirees DD-214 Form, or other documentation that clearly reflects they are active members of the military or reserves on active duty, or retired in the last 180 days, or members of the household. Dealers must retain a copy in the deal jacket.
SAVE WITH FORD SERVICE COUPONS AND REBATES - Membership is free. It's our way of saying thanks for being a customer and taking care of your vehicle. Bring in any vehicle in your household for service — no matter what make or model. Show your membership card or let your Service Advisor know that you're a member, and your rewards will be added to your account. It's our way of thanking you for your business. Owner Advantage Rewards is our way of thanking you for your business each time you purchase parts or service from your participating Dealership. You don't need a card to earn rewards, as long as you remind your Service Advisor that you are a member and would like to receive your rewards. If you would like a replacement card/key tag, contact your dealer or Owner Advantage Rewards Headquarters 1-866-58OWNER (1-866-586-9637), Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.
GENERAL MOTORS MILITARY DISCOUNT - GM is grateful for our nation's support through the years, and we're dedicated to designing, building and selling the world's best vehicles. General Motors is the largest commercial provider of military vehicles in history and we remain dedicated to supporting America's heroes. In addition to our signature national programs, we encourage our employees to support the military on a local basis and in ways meaningful to them. With the best military discount from any car company, you have an exclusive way to save on an eligible, new Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicle. Active Duty members, Reserves, Veterans within one year of discharge date and Retirees — including their spouses — of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard and Coast Guard. The GM military discount price means greater savings for you. The Chevrolet military discount is available to more military members than any other brand. Active Duty, Reserves, Veterans within one year of discharge date and Retirees of the U.S. Military – including their spouses – have an exclusive way to save on an eligible new Chevrolet.
GM MOBILITY - Through the GM Mobility Reimbursement Program, new vehicle purchasers/lessees who install eligible adaptive mobility equipment on their new Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicles can receive up to a $1,000 reimbursement for the cost of the equipment.
CHEVY SERVES THOSE THAT SERVE - The best military discount from any car company.
Gear and Apparel
UNDER ARMOUR WOUNDED WARRIOR BACKPACK - Do you Believe In Heroes®? We do. That’s why Under Armour® is teaming up with the Wounded Warrior Project™ to raise awareness of our nation’s many heroes, such as our military personnel and public safety officials – men and women who risk their lives every day to ensure our safety. Give an Under Armour Backpack to a Wounded Warrior hero. Support one of our nation’s true heroes…directly! Get a Customized Wounded Warrior Project Backpack today and we’ll send it to a wounded service member overseas. Under Armour stores offer a 10% transaction discount to all military veterans.
NRA LIFE OF DUTY - Thanks to the generosity of millions of NRA members and our sponsors, special one-year memberships are available free of charge to all active-duty military, law enforcement and first responder personnel. Signing up is easy – and we're here to help. NRA Life of Duty is an exclusive program for members of the military, law enforcement and first responders who serve and protect our nation. Annual memberships qualify active Life of Duty members to receive valuable benefits. The premium NRA Life of Duty membership includes all regular NRA benefits, plus $27,500 in combined group specified accident only insurance coverage for qualified members, gear discounts, subscriptions to all NRA official journals and a subscription to the NRA American Warrior digital magazine. NRA members have sponsored memberships specifically for you. So sign up to receive an NRA Membership at no cost to you!
WRANGLER - Honor. Respect. Bravery. We salute the core principles of America's soldiers because they so proudly reflect the ways of the West. Wrangler is proud to present the Wrangler® National Patriot program, created to provide funding and support for America's wounded and fallen soldiers and their families. You can be a part of it by attending Wrangler National Patriot events in your area. You can also show your pride by wearing Wrangler National Patriot apparel, available in stores and at Wrangler.com.
SIG SAUER - Discounts for Law Enforcement and Military members on a wide range of our most popular duty-style pistols and rifles. Those who carry a firearm on duty as a public safety official or military member may qualify for our discount programs, through one of our SIG SAUER Law Enforcement Distributors (SLED). Our reputation for reliability, durability, safety and accuracy is unsurpassed in the industry. Our dedicated Law Enforcement, Federal & Military department will provide you with the firearms, training & Individual Officer Support Programs that are tailored to your needs.
REMINGTON - Trap, skeet and sporting clays are in our DNA, and so is outperforming the competition at every venue. Our Model 11-87 Sportsman Field is the versatile clay buster you've been looking for, combining soft recoil, dependable function and classic good looks. Whatever your game, we offer a shotgun proven to smoke 'em. And our full line of target loads delivers industry-leading performance for every application. To improve your scores, trust a name that's reigned supreme in American shooting sports for decades. Remington. Hunters with a knack for filling their tag or limit tend to have more than success in common. They trust their hunt to Remington firearms and ammunition. To make it even better, Remington offers Rebates and Promotions to ensure you're outfitted with the best products in the industry.
ITHACA 1911 - Between 1942 and 1945, Ithaca Gun Company made 382,000 of the .45-caliber Model 1911-A1 pistols for our military. During that time Ithaca received a Certificate of Appreciation from the federal government for the improved manufacturing procedure for the triggers. Ithaca Gun Company announces the release of the new venerable Model 1911.
SMITH AND WESSON - To recognize your service, Smith & Wesson offers active and retired US Military Personnel a special rebate. This offer is available to ALL active duty U.S. Military, Retired Military with retired Military Status, active National Guard Reservists and Disabled Veterans of all U.S. Military branches including U.S. Coast Guard. Customers wishing to take advantage of this offer are required to submit the following documentation: 1). the redemption coupon, 2). a copy of sales receipt and 3). a copy of a Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) AND Driver’s License or 4) a copy of your Military Orders AND Driver’s License.
CABELA'S - Quality Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Outdoor Gear at competitive prices Cabela's honors active-duty military with a 5% discount at retail locations across the nation. Gift cards and e-Gift cards are a spectacular way to recognize a wounded warrior! While deployed the Cabela's catalog will keep you abreast of the latest products.
OAKLEY U.S. STANDARD ISSUE - Oakley takes great pride in offering the highest quality products at a direct rate for military and government personnel. The program is for active duty military, reserve, federal and local law enforcement, fire, EMS and those holding military retiree credentials. We have developed a strong program over the past 20 years and we want to ensure that the integrity of the program is held high.
BASS PRO SHOP - Bass Pro Shops today isn’t just fishing. It is an outdoor retail leader in hunting, camping, nature gifts, outdoor cooking, and much more. Each Bass Pro Shop retail store offers a 10% military discount beginning on the 15th of each month extending for one week.
CARHARTT - Verified members of the Military community (e.g. Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, Military Spouses and Military Family Members) may be provided a discount on apparel and accessories.
TAYLORMADE - At TaylorMade Golf Company, we recognize the important role the military, veterans and their families play in our nation. As one of the nation’s largest private employers of veterans and those on active duty, we value military experience. To remember and honor these veterans in a special way, we teamed up with a nonprofit organization called Operation Game On, which is a program for returning soldiers who are severely physically and mentally injured and going through rehabilitation at Naval Medical Center San Diego. We believe that our service members and women have one of the most difficult and important jobs in the world. In an ongoing effort to recognize the service and sacrifice of our military personnel and their families, we support organizations nationwide that are working hard to create opportunities and provide services for the military community.
GOLF GEAR - Birdies for the Brave is a program supported by the PGA TOUR and its affiliates, including PGA TOUR Charities, Inc. that raises funds to help support the critical programming and services offered by Birdies for the Brave military homefront groups. The services offered by these groups are designed to meet the unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our American heroes and the families who stand behind them every step of the way.
FOOTLOCKER INC - The men and women of Footlocker and would like to honor Active Duty military, military veterans, and their families, with a 20% discount on every product in the store. This discount is available at all team stores including; Champs Sports, Lady Footlocker, Kids Footlocker, and FootAction USA. Visit your local Footlocker and enroll in the VIP Program for even more savings throughout the entire year.
NIKE - JUST DO IT! - Co-founded by a former United States Army Infantryman, Nike proudly supports the men and women who wear the uniform of the United States Armed Forces. All Nike US Retail brick and mortar locations (except Employee Stores) offer a 10% transaction discount to all active/retired/reservist US military personnel and their families. Eligible US military personnel and family members will receive the discount with a valid US military ID.
Home Improvement and Loans
LOWES HOME IMPROVEMENT - While Lowe’s has had a military discount program in the past during select times of year, the new policy will allow those who are serving to benefit from the discount whenever they need it the most. In addition to offering a 10% military discount, Lowe’s has extended benefits for its employees serving in the military and offers employment opportunities to military personnel after their military service has ended.
HOME DEPOT - Active duty, reserve and retired U.S. military personnel and their family members will receive 10 percent off their purchases in recognition of Veterans Day at The Home Depot. The Home Depot Foundation has pledged to ensure that every veteran has a safe place to call home by committing $80 million over five years to the effort.
NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION - Since 1933, Navy Federal has grown from seven members to over 4 million members. And since that time, our vision statement has remained the same: Navy Federal Credit Union will perform with such excellence that all present and potential members will choose Navy Federal as the preferred source for their primary, lifetime financial services. You can leave the military, change employers, move, retire, get married—and never have to leave Navy Federal. "Once a member, always a member." When it comes to auto loans, we want our members to get an excellent deal. We provide low rates, 100% financing, and great service. With an auto loan from Navy Federal, you can upgrade your ride and save hundreds. So let our low rates put you in your next car! The Navy Federal Credit Union put together an auto buying program to provide you with substantial discounts not available to the general public. It's a no-stress way for you to save on new and used vehicles. Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity to save. Go to the Navy Federal Auto Buying Program.
COMPLETE LISTING OF NAVY FEDERAL MORTGAGE PRODUCTS - A Navy Federal mortgage is more than just a mortgage. It's a commitment to great rates, low fees, service for the life of your mortgage, and straight talk about the process. It's a promise of integrity. That's why many of our members stay with us for life.
NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION - Just thinking about home buying can be overwhelming. Home Center takes the guesswork out of one of life's most enjoyable accomplishments. You'll learn the ins and outs of the process, determine your budget, calculate payments, find to-do lists and track your progress in your personalized workbook. Everything you need to get on the path to homeownership is here. You can even get pre-approved for a mortgage when you're ready!
Motorcycles and Boats
HARLEY'S HEROES - Harley’s Heroes brings benefits, education, and counseling to veterans in communities all across the United States through the DAV Mobile Service Office (MSO). The DAV MSO program increases veterans’ accessibility to benefits by literally putting service offices on the road. Since 2007, this program sponsored by Harley-Davidson -- dubbed Harley’s Heroes -- has visited thousands of sites across the United States, providing important counseling and assistance to help tens of thousands of veterans and their families secure the benefits to which they are entitled from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and other government agencies.
HARLEY DAVIDSON - Harley-Davidson’s commitment to the U.S. military dates back almost 100 years. After use in the Mexican Expedition, the U.S. military commissioned nearly one-third of all Harley-Davidson motorcycles produced in 1917 to support efforts during World War I, and nearly half of the Motor Company’s production in 1918.
BMW MOTORRAD USA - In appreciation for the commitment and sacrifice of our men and women serving in the US armed forces, BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce a special motorcycle purchase program for all *active members of the US armed forces, to enable them to purchase the BMW motorcycle of their choice for personal use. Only new, unregistered BMW Motorcycles qualify. BMW Model Series Allowance: S-Series, $1,000; K-Series, $500; R-Series, $400; F-Series, $250; G-Series, $250
BAYLINER BOATS - A familiar and trusted name. Every new boating season, more and more people hit the water with Bayliner because of its well-known reputation for quality and reliability. Countless boaters trust their weekends with Bayliner, knowing the experience is sure to be "So Worth It!"
CRESTLINER BOATS - Crestliner offers a discount to active duty servicemen, former servicemen who were honorably discharged, and immediate family members of servicemen killed in military conflicts. The discount can be used on Model Year 2011 and 2012 new/unused/unregistered Crestliner boats packaged with Mercury engines.
SPRINT - The Sprint Military Discount is 15% on monthly service plans. A two year service agreement must be established or an existing Sprint Nextel service agreement must be renewed for an additional two years to qualify for the discount.
DELL COMPUTERS & ALIENWARE - Award-winning PCs with Windows 8 now reporting for duty. Dell Computers provides Military Rewards through the Member Purchase Program. Join Dell Advantage loyalty program for free. Earn rewards and get free second business day shipping on every purchase. Stay connected to friends and family with an HD camera and pre-installed Skype™. Your time is valuable, so experience gaming, movies and music with lifelike display and crystal-clear sound. No need to worry while you’re away; with Windows 8 Security Essentials plus 24x7 virus and malware protection, your family stays protected.