Nov 16, 2015
Deployed Service Men & Women Can Redeem Special Rain Check Anytime in 2016

Tampa, Fla., Nov. 9, 2015 – To recognize all that military service members do for our country, this Veterans Day Outback Steakhouse is again honoring all active and retired military members on Nov. 11 with a free Bloomin' Onion and a Beverage. To express continued support for our troops beyond Veterans Day, Outback is also offering all Military Mates, including active or retired military members and their families, 15% off their check from Nov. 12 - Dec. 31. Plus, for the first time ever, Outback is honoring those who are currently serving our country by offering a Veterans Day Rain Check for a free Bloomin’ Onion to deployed service men and women.*

To receive the Outback Veterans Day Rain Check, deployed service men and women simply need to register at between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31. Outback will then send an email voucher for a free Bloomin’ Onion which can be redeemed by presenting the printed Rain Check, along with a valid military ID, at participating U.S. Outback Steakhouses in 2016.

“We’re proud to serve those who bravely serve our country and we wanted to ensure that all military service members receive a token of our appreciation, even those who are currently deployed,” said Jeff Smith, President, Outback Steakhouse.

The free Bloomin’ Onion and a Beverage offer, which includes any Coca-Cola beverage, is perfect to pair with Outback’s new Grass-Fed Burger and bold new steak toppings, including Roasted Garlic Butter, Smokey Bacon Bourbon and Mushroom Marsala.

For more than 25 years, Outback Steakhouse has supported military service members and their families, whether by feeding troops actively serving abroad or by feeding heroes as they returned home. Over the past five years alone, Outback has donated more than $3 million to aid military families as service members transitioned out of active duty by providing food assistance, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items and financial assistance. This year – the second of its partnership with Folds of Honor, which gives educational scholarships to spouses and children of fallen or disabled service members – Outback has donated $250,000 to the organization, which will provide assistance to 50 families across the nation.

For more information on Outback’s military efforts, or to learn more about how you can help support Folds of Honor, please visit

*Participation may vary by location.

About Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse® starts fresh every day to create the flavors that our mates crave. Best known for grilled steaks, chicken and seafood, Outback also offers a wide variety of crisp salads and freshly made soups and sides. New creations and grilled classics are made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients sourced from around the world. For more information, please visit or

About Folds of Honor

Folds of Honor is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled in combat while serving in the United States armed forces. Our educational scholarships support private education tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded more than 7,500 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, including more than 2,000 in 2014 alone. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, visit

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