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Rucker DFMWR offers Veterans Day specials

Rucker Lanes Bowling Center will offer a complimentary Lunch and Bowl Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (File photo)

Rucker Lanes Bowling Center will offer a complimentary Lunch and Bowl Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (File photo)

Published: October 30, 2014

FORT RUCKER, Ala. (October 30, 2014) -- Veterans are the 7 percent of the American people living today who set their civilian lives aside and picked up the responsibility of defending the American way of life.

This year on and around Veterans Day, Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will show its appreciation for veterans by offering specials to veterans in the community.

“Family and MWR appreciate the commitment, contributions and the many sacrifices made by our veterans and their families,” said Janice Erdlitz, DFMWR marketing director. “Their contributions are never forgotten and we are proud to recognize them this Veterans Day with the specials being offered at our MWR facilities.”

There will be many food specials at MWR facilities ranging from a free coffee to a free brunch.

“Our veterans are very special to us,” said Erdlitz, “It is part of our commitment to our Soldiers, families, veterans and retirees.”

Nov. 9

Veterans Day Coffee Zone Special — Veteran’s that stop by The Coffee Zone at The Landing Zone Nov. 9 will receive a free 12-oz. brewed coffee or tea. This offer is limited to one per veteran and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Veterans Day Brunch — As a thank you to veterans, The Landing Zone is treating them to brunch. Veterans who stop by The Landing Zone Nov. 9 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. will receive a free brunch with the purchase of a beverage. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer and is limited to one meal per veteran. For more information, call 598-8025.


Veterans Day Flag Tournament — Silver Wings Golf Course will host a Veteran’s Day Flag Tournament with tee times from 7-9 a.m. Entry fee is $5, plus green and cart fees,  if applicable. People can call the pro shop to schedule a tee time. Players will receive a flag with their name and target score. Target score is determined by taking 100 percent of a player’s handicap and adding it to par. When players reach their target score, they simply place the flag where the ball comes to rest. Players will play the tees that their handicap is established from. Prizes will be awarded based on the number of participants. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 598-2449 or 598-1632.

Nov. 11

Mother Rucker’s Veterans Day — Mother Rucker’s Sports Bar invites all active duty and veterans to enjoy complimentary Mother’s Nachos with the purchase of a sandwich or entree. For more information, call 503-0396.

Divots Restaurant & Grille Veterans Day Special — Divots Restaurant & Grille, located at Silver Wings Golf Course, invites all active duty and veterans to be its guest and enjoy its signature cheeseburger on Veterans Day from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. Complimentary burger requires purchase of a beverage. For more information, call 598-1632.

Rucker Lanes Veterans Day Special — Rucker Lanes Bowling Center invites all active duty and veterans to enjoy a complimentary Lunch and Bowl from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch and Bowl includes two games of bowling, shoes and lunch. Regular pricing applies to other menu items. There will be limited lane availability beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, call 255-9503.

Fort Rucker’s Commanding General Veterans Day Golf Challenge — Silver Wings Golf Course will host the Fort Rucker’s CG Veterans Day Golf Challenge with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non members – cart fees, green fees, continental breakfast and a lunch are included. The tournament format is four-person team scramble with a limit of 26 teams to participate. Priority for team slots will be given to active-duty Soldiers. The entry deadline is Nov. 7 at 5 p.m.  People can sign up in the pro shop. For more information, call 598-2449 or 598-1632.

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