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Active Military & Veterans Eat FREE on July 4th!

How Do You Celebrate July 4th?
From sparkling fireworks and sizzling BBQs to memorials, backyard gatherings, and more, there are many ways to observe July 4th. For some people, it’s a time full of burgers, boats, and bonfires. For others, it’s a somber day of remembrance for fallen soldiers. For many, it’s a mixture of emotions—a day to remember, to celebrate, and to pay respects. But whether it’s commemorative or celebratory, most July 4th observances happen to revolve around one of our favorite things: delicious food.

FREE Meal for Active Military & Veterans
Our hope in observing a well-rounded Independence Day this year is to honor active and retired military members by passing on great savings for a memorable holiday meal. This year, all active military members and veterans are invited to eat for FREE at participating full-service and quick-service restaurants on July 4th!

Just show your proof of service and enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner on us. It’s our way of saying thank you for serving our beautiful country. We hope you’ll enjoy the chef-crafted, homestyle food at any of our comfortable, conveniently located sites. Any active or retired service members are entitled to a free meal up to $18 at participating full-service restaurants or up to $15 at participating quick-service restaurants. Simply see a restaurant manager for details, and we’ll get you seated and ready to enjoy your holiday meal. 

Honor America at TA®, Petro® & TA Express® Restaurants
Whichever way you choose to observe July 4th this year, we have a meal to match your mood. With our delicious starters, hearty entrees, and delectable desserts, our menus are filled with driver-inspired, chef-crafted specialties. Visit your favorite participating restaurant at TA®, Petro Stopping Centers®, or TA Express® for your free meal.

*Free meal is available on July 4, 2023 at participating full-service and quick-service restaurants inside TA®, Petro® or TA Express®.  Free meal is valid for up to $18 at full-service restaurants and up to $15 at quick-service restaurants. Tax and gratuity not included. Proof of service includes U.S. Uniformed Services Retired ID card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), veterans organization card (i.e. American Legion, VFW), photograph of yourself in uniform, wearing uniform, DD214 and citation of commendation.

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