March 6, 2012 — In a tough economy where businesses across the United States are struggling to stay afloat, many companies are opting to end their military discount programs, and some never had one in the first place.
For veterans, military members and their families the price break, however minor, represents more than just the cheaper cost of a set of tires or 10 percent off the admission price at Disneyland.
I checked. He’s not lying.
Some of them he said he even knows. A few he’s actually met.
Remember the days when friends were flesh-and-blood buddies we called and hung out with on the weekends?
We shared rides, jokes, beers and fish stories. We played games, built trust and had each other’s back.