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The Ultimate Father's Day Gift Guide & Fun Ideas For Military Dads With Military Discounts!

4 June 2018 by


Father's Day is a day to celebrate the role that Father's play in children's lives worldwide.  Father's Day is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday in June. 

This Father's Day is the perfect day to show that special Dad in your life how much he is loved.  Many families love to honor their Dad with a special day off, gift or fun outing together. 

Here are some ideas for that special Military Dad in your life including great military discounts to help you save while celebrating.


Many Father's love to spend a day on the golf course but after having kids can never find the time.  That is why Father's Day is often the perfect day for Dad to get a pass to hit the links with his buddies.  Below are a couple suggestions to help your man's golf game this Father's Day.

ENTER HIM IN OUR TAYLORMADE GIVEAWAY--MilitaryBridge and TaylorMade have teamed up to giveaway 3 amazing prizes in celebration of Military Appreciation Month (May) and Father's Day.  If you are selected the winner of our giveaway you will earn HUGE bonus points this Father's Day.

Giveaway Details

  • TaylorMade Season Opener Staff Golf Bag (Valued at $599.99)
  • TaylorMade Spider Tour Putter (Valued at $299.99)
  • Dozen Personalized Golf Balls, choice between TP5 or TP5x which can be customized with a special military logo, message, etc. (Valued at $48.99)
    Giveaway non-transferable
  • Shipping & Handling Included 

TaylorMade Golf is proud to show their support of the men and women in uniform that sacrifice so much for our country.  TaylorMade Golf in collaboration with MilitaryBridge is excited to announce the above Giveaways. Military members sacrifice so much to protect our freedom, it's now our turn to show our support of the military community in offering these giveaway items in hopes you can enjoy some R & R out on the links this summer.

The giveaways are intended for Active Duty, Retired, National Guard, Reserves and Veteran Military Members in Honor of Military Appreciation Month. One winner will be selected for each prize.  TaylorMade is excited to partner with MilitaryBridge to giveaway the following items in honor of Military Appreciation Month and Military Dads Nationwide!  The winner will be selected on Father's Day, June 17, 2018.  Enter Giveaway Here!

PLAY A ROUND OF GOLF--If you are planning to book a surprise round of golf for your spouse this Father's Day here are a couple tips.  

(1) Reach out to your local courses as many offer a Father's Day special

(2) Check & Sign Up for Military Tee Times it's Free and is open to ALL U.S. Military members (Active, National Guard, Reserve, retirees, veterans and dependents).  Military Tee Times allows military members to find the best in tee time and course selection, as well as convenient 24/7 online booking. Military Tee Times operates with more than 8,000 course partners in several countries offering Military Discounted tee times. 

(3) Grab a tee time from one of your local military base golf courses.  Check with your MWR to find military base golf courses.

(4) Search GolfNow or online reviews in your area to find the Top Golf Course he may have always dreamed of playing and see if they offer a Father's Day special or Military Discount.  If you live in a military community more than likely the best courses in the area offer a military discount....some are extremely generous.


TaylorMade not only is teaming up with MB to offer the above giveaway.  TaylorMade Golf also offers a very generous Everyday Military Discount Program of 15% off.  This is huge because TaylorMade does not typically discount their golf clubs or products.  Grab your hubby a new Spider Putter or Customized Golf Balls with a military theme!  He will love them!

SPEND THE DAY AT A PGA GOLF TOURNAMENT--Birdies for the Brave, the PGA TOUR offers free and discounted tickets to select PGA TOUR events for veterans, retirees, and active duty.


Spend Father's Day enjoying America's favorite pastime....Baseball.  Many Major League Baseball teams offer a very generous Military Discount program.  Or, if you are lucky enough to be located in Washington DC area, PenFed & The Washington Nationals just launched "Tickets for Troops" Offering Free Tickets to Military In New PenFed Military Section.

MilitaryBridge has compiled a list of TOP Military Discounts For Major League Baseball where you can learn all about what your favorite team offers and grab your tickets.

Military Discounts & Military Appreciation Games at Major League Baseball Games.....Time to grab the peanuts, hot dogs and cracker jacks



If your Husband is like my Husband than he loves power tools.  In fact, he says that a man can never have enough power tools.  If this sounds familiar than this may be the gift for you!  

WORX Tools--WORX Tools is known for their innovative power tools.  You can find edgers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, lawn mowers, blowers/mulchers, and DIY tools at WORX. Plus, WORX Tools is Proud to Show Support of the Military Community with their Everyday Military Discount Program! Grab all your favorite tools from WORX!  Learn more about WORX Tools.

Favorites from WORX

Lowes Home Improvement--Lowes offers a 10% Military Discount. Stop in for a new grill, power tools and more!

For the Sports Dad--Make sure your Dad/Hubby is looking stylish while supporting his favorite sports team!  Several companies offer a huge online selection along with a military discount!

Fanatics --Shop NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, & More! Fanatics.com® has a Huge Selection. Gifts For Every Fan. Over 600 Teams. Easy 365-Day Returns. Brands: NFL, NCAA, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, EPL. Fanatics.com is proud to offer a discount of 10% off + Free Shipping on Orders over $40 to all active duty military personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families.

MLBShop--Does your Military Man love Baseball? Head to a game and make sure he is wearing his favorite teams jersey! MLBShop is Proud to Support the Military Community with a 15% Military and First Responder Discount with ID.me Verification. Some items may be excluded. Prices as marked on site.

Shop NHL--Shop.NHL.com is proud to offer a discount of 15% to select customers who have served our country in the Military or as First Responders and their spouses and immediate families. Must verify status through ID.me widget on site.

Does your man need a style upgrade?  Here are some great retail military discounts from great companies!

Oakley Standard Issue -- Shop Eyewear, Ballistic, Polarized, Prescription, Apparel, Backpacks, and Accessories. Oakley Standard Issue offers an additional 10% off Oakley Accessories.

Champion--ChampionUSA.com Is Saluting Service Members With An Additional 10% Military Discount Off Your Purchase. Get inspired and check out our selection of athletic apparel, sportswear, and more at the official Champion store! Shop Tees, Hoodies, Socks & More now!

Goodwear USA-- Do you have a hard time finding quality T-shirts?  I know I have!  That is what I love about Goodwear USA, they offer high quality, thick cotton T shirts and sweatshirts.  Shop for T shirts, men's shirts, sweatshirts with superior quality, attractive styling, and a made in the USA commitment.  Goodwear USA also offers a 20% Military Discount!

Favorites from Goodwear USA


Carhartt--Carhartt proudly supports verified members of the Military community (Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, Military Spouses and Independents) by providing a 10% military discount on apparel and accessories.

AFEYEWEAR--Military receive 10-30% off frames, sunglasses and eyewear!

Under Armour--Under Armour is Proud to Honor the Military Community with a military discount of 10% Off for Military, Veterans & First Responders

Quicksilver--Quiksilver is Proud to Offer the Military Community a 15% military discount online! Shop Boardshorts, Wetsuits, Jeans, Pants, Shorts, T's, Shirts, Sweatshirts, Jackets, Sandals, Hats, Watches, Sunglasses, Backpacks, and more.

Tervis--Grab military themed tumblers at Tervis!  Military save 15% on drinkware products & accessories when you verify your ID.me account at checkout. Applies to Tervis drinkware products & accessories on Tervis.com and in Tervis stores with id. Offers not valid on stainless steel products. (Military Discount will be applied and found in my bag)

Favorites from Tervis!

Freedom Display Cases--Freedom Display Cases is Proud to Offer a 15% discount on their products. Display your military awards, medals, flags & certificates in shadow boxes of premium craftsmanship for Army, Navy, Air Force & Marine Corps.

FUL Bags-- Does your Hubby need an upgrade on his luggage? Ful Bags is Proud to Offer the Military Community a 35% Military Discount Online! Ful offers Cutting Edge Backpacks, Luggage, Duffels, and Accessories.

Nixplay--Looking for the perfect Gift for Father's Day and one of our personal favorites.... Nixplay is amazing! Share photos and videos instantly to your Nixplay keeping family members and friends connected even while living far apart. A Nixplay digital photo frame allows you to upload photos directly from your social media channels, email and your mobile phones onto your frame.  Perfect for home, deployment, or his work desk!

Favorite Frames from Nixplay


Enjoy a family day at an Amusement Park.  Use your Waves of Honor for Free Admission!  SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is Proud to Support the Military Community through their Waves of Honor Program Offering Free Admission One Time Per Year! SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has had a long history of supporting the military community through this Military Initiative and for that we are grateful.

To learn about what parks offer Free Admission via Waves of Honor and to grab your online Waves of Honor tickets CLICK HERE!

There is also a limited time offer for Veterans! U.S. Veterans and up to three guests receive One Free Admission to participating SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Parks.  Details here!


Blue Star Museums--Enjoy a family day enjoying a local museum!  The 2018 Blue Star Museums Lineup is Out! Offering Free Admission For Military To Museums Around The Country, Kicking Off Memorial Weekend!  Check out the lineup of participating museums here!


Get outside and enjoy the day with Dad at a National Park!  The National Park offers a Military Program offering a Free Annual Pass.  A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

Learn the details here!


Grab the kids and head to Michaels and make a homemade gift.  Gifts from the heart are always the best!  Michaels Arts & Crafts offers a 15% military discount off your entire purchase!  Learn more about Michaels here!


I just love photo albums!  Get the kids involved and put together a scrap book or shutterfly photo album with your favorite family pictures and memories.  My favorite is Shutterfly and they always have a great deal going. Check it out here!  

Or, grab your favorite family photo and put it in a picture frame. Pier One or Michaels Arts & Crafts can hook you up with a great picture frame, don't forget your Military Discount!

Catch a Movie at Cinemark Theatres

It is always fun to catch a movie!  Cinemark Theatres not only offers a fantastic movie going experience, they also support the military community with a great military discount program.  Learn more about Cinemark here!

Hopefully we have armed you with plenty of suggestions and ideas for Father's Day!  Enjoy the day however you plan to spend it.  To Military Dads everywhere whether you are the spouse or active member, thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country.  We are most grateful!

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