Over the weekend and into Monday, many veterans waited in lines to get into restaurants offering free meals to veterans to thank them for their service. Veterans appreciate the gesture, but sometimes it can be about more than just free food.
My husband and I, both veterans, chose to go to the Golden Corral. Something happened toward the beginning of the evening that I will save for the end of the post. That incident is the type of thing that made me want to start this blog in the first place. But, I prefer to talk about the pleasant things first.
Golden Corral has been honoring veterans for 17 years. However, their military appreciation night has not only served 5.4 million meals to veterans as of 2017, it has also raised of $14 million for Disabled American Veterans. I look forward to seeing how high that number climbs once this year’s amounts are counted.
So, I have to say, I love that the DAV was there raising money. Continue reading “Free food on Veterans Day, more than just a meal”