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Surprising things you can buy online with your military discount

Wrestling decor, headphones -- even streaming shows: Yup, we found some pretty random -- and cool -- stuff

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1 of 38 Fathead

Eighth wonder of the world

If you thought military discounts were just for tactical gear, think again. Fathead, for instance, offers a 10% military discount on online purchases of its removable, reusable wall decals. So, go ahead and redecorate with Andre the Giant.  

All discounts noted in this gallery are for online purchases (though some may apply to in-store and phone purchases as well). Sellers have different ways of confirming military service, so be sure to confirm restrictions, eligibility and registration requirements with each merchant.  

Disclosure: CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured in this gallery. 

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2 of 38 Greg Lewis/Hulu

This MCU canon show

The just-renewed Marvel's Runaways is among the original series made for Hulu. The subscription streaming service offers a military discount program through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

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3 of 38 Jason Hiner/CNET

This 'excellent' new smartphone

Via its Website, Samsung offers a military discount of up to 30% on an array of gadgets, appliances and devices, including the Galaxy S10, which we recently declared was "absolutely a terrific phone."

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4 of 38 Beats/NBA Store

Slamdunk headphones

Sold via the NBA Store, Beats' Studio3 wireless headphones offer three hours of play time from just a 10-minute charge, not to mention a design shout-out to the Golden State Warriors. Per ID.me, the NBA Store offers a 15% military discount.

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5 of 38 Da-Lite/Crutchfield

This giant screen

The Da-Lite 85416 Model C Screen, available from Crutchfield, is a 92-inch, pull-down, made-in-the-US vinyl screen that's ready to make your next movie night extra awesome. Crutchfield offers a military discount on certain products and brands.

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6 of 38 Tervis

Magical tumbler

This officially licensed, Harry Potter-themed stainless steel tumbler by Tervis is double-walled, copper-lined and good to go, whether you like your butterbeer hot or cold. Tervis offers a 15% military discount.

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7 of 38 Fender/Musician's Friend

Guitar riffs are coming

This custom, $35,000 Game of Thrones-style Fender Stratocaster, featuring faux dragon scales (in honor of the House Targaryen), is currently available on pre-order at Musician's Friend.

The company offers a 10% military discount on certain purchases.

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8 of 38 Franklin/Modell's

Retro cool

Forget the old table-top hockey game in your grandmother's attic; you can have your own new one with this Franklin set sold by Modell's Sporting Goods. Modell's offers a 10% military discount.  

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9 of 38 Krups/Lowe's

A chance to espresso yourself

Let Lowe's caffeinate you in style with the Krups Barista One-Touch Stainless Steel Automatic Programmable Espresso Machine. The retail giant offers a 10% military discount.

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10 of 38 Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images

Grunge memories

SiriusXM offers as many as 150-plus commercial-free satellite- and streaming-radio channels, including the '90s-entrenched, Nirvana-loving Lithium. Members of the military are eligible for a 25% discount on subscriptions -- for the duration of the subscriptions.  

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11 of 38 iRobot

Clean up

We called iRobot's new Roomba i7+ "magical" for good reason. This vacuum robot cleans your floors via voice command and then empties its own bin. 

According to ID.me, which works with some e-commerce companies to help verify user credentials, iRobot offers military discounts of up to 15%.

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12 of 38 Lenovo

Battle-tested laptop

Lenovo say its 4K, 15.6-inch-screen ThinkPad T590 will stand up to everything from spills to dust storms. The tech company offers a 25% military discount on its Think-series products, and a 20% discount on its Lenovo-branded items.

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13 of 38 Wholesale Halloween Costumes

Your next Halloween costume

This Captain Marvel costume top is one of the dress-up possibilities that awaits at Wholesale Halloween Costumes; the holiday giant offers a 10% military discount.

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14 of 38 Hyperice/Rhone

Have a ball

Rhone, the premium activewear company, offers Hyperice's Hypersphere vibrating massage ball -- and, according to ID.me, a 10% military discount.

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15 of 38 Callaway

Fore!

The backstory on Callaway's Epic Flash driver is that it was was designed with the help of a super-computer. But all you really need to know is that it's supposed to deliver epic distances. Callaway offers a 15% military discount.

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16 of 38 Michael Candelori/Shutterstock

A special deal

Sprint offers a discounted Unlimited Military Plan for military members and veterans. Additionally, the wireless company donates $10 to the Fisher House Foundation, serving military and veterans' families, for every new line activated by active-duty personnel, reserve members and vets.

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17 of 38 Fanatics

This esports jersey

Don't just cheer on the Philadelphia Fusion; dress the part. Jerseys of other Overwatch League teams are also available at Fanatics; your military discount could save you 15%.

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18 of 38 Otter Products

A tough-as-nails phone case

This OtterBox Defender Series will protect your Galaxy S10 from life and other disasters. When purchased through AT&T, you can get a 25% military discount in a limited-time deal on accessories. AT&T also regularly offers an array of military discounts on its phone, TV and internet services.

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19 of 38 Garmin/Jans

Keep track

There's no excuse for getting lost when you're wearing the Garmin Epix Topo U.S. 100K Watch, sold by the outdoor retailer Jans, The wearable features topographic U.S. maps and satellite imagery. Jans offers a 15% military discount.

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20 of 38 Ray-Ban/Sunglass Hut

These classic shades

Sunglass Hut, a destination for fans of Ray-Ban's Wayfarer, offers a 15% military discount on certain online purchases.

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21 of 38 David Tonelson/Shutterstock

A plan for talkin'

Verizon offers a variety of military discounts on its wireless plans and accessories.

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22 of 38 Dean Drobot/Shutterstock

An awesome date, maybe

The online dating site Zoosk offers a 20% military discount for subscriptions.

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23 of 38 Reebok

Old-school A.I.

Reebok's Iverson Legacy basketball shoes are a "mash-up," the shoemaker says, of NBA legend Allen Iverson's Answer footwear line. Reebok.com offers a 20% military discount.

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24 of 38 Omaha Steaks

Hunk o' beef

Omaha Steaks' butcher's-cut filet mignon promises a twice-trimmed filet; the company offers a 10% military discount.

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25 of 38 Nike

Bold look

Nike's NSW Hoodie is loose, lightweight and packs a visual punch. Nike.com offers a 10% military discount.

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26 of 38 Unique Vintage​

This all-new blast from the past

Unique Vintage's vintage-style Veronique flapper dress sports sequins and loads of 1920s style. Unique Vintage offers a 10% military discount, per ID.me.

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27 of 38 Korchmar/Allen Edmonds

Totes awesome

Korchmar's made-in-the-US Outpost Olive Twill Field Bag, available via Allen Edmonds, features a padded laptop pocket and rivet-reinforced straps. Allen Edmonds offers a 15% military discount.

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28 of 38 Bonobos

This smart bow tie

Keep it classy with this made-in-the-US, polka-dotted, satin bow tie from Bonobos. The Walmart acquisition offers a 20% military discount.

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29 of 38 Champion

This cool rally jacket

Champion offers a 10% military discount on its athletic apparel, like this woven-cotton, retro-styled jacket.

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30 of 38 Shinola

This Detroit masterpiece

The Runwell Automatic 45mm is an updated, automized version of Shinola's flagship, built-in-Detroit timepiece. Shinola offers a 15% military discount.

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31 of 38 Dooney & Bourke

This four-star pet carrier

Dooney & Bourke's luxury leather Alto handbag line goes to the dogs -- or cats -- with this red-twill-cotton-lined pet carrier with a roll-up mesh window. Dooney & Bourke offers a 15% military discount.

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32 of 38 Untuckit

This pair of swim trunks made from plastic bottles

To precise about it, each pair of these 7-inch, eco-friendly Untuckit trunks are made from 11 previously beach-strewn plastic bottles. Untuckit offers a 25% military discount.

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33 of 38 Hylete

Not just another black bag

Hylete, the premium performance-apparel company, calls the Icon 6-in-1 a "backpack, extended backpack, small [duffel], large [duffel], removable daypack or a messenger bag." The company offers a 20% military discount.

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34 of 38 Fūl

Luggage forever!

Each ASB plastic case in this three-piece, wheeled luggage set from Fūl is branded with the Black Panther logo. Fūl offers a 35% military discount.  

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35 of 38 RVCA

Pack a tropical punch

Brighten up your day by stepping out in this cotton-and-viscose Romeo floral button-up from RVCA. The clothing company offers a 10% discount to military members, per ID.me.

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36 of 38 New Balance

Stylin' sneaks

New Balance's Numeric 255 are billed as classic, gum-rubber-gripping skate sneakers. New Balance offers a 10% military discount.

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37 of 38 MLBshop.com​

This crystal (base)ball

Know a New York Yankees fan who has everything? Know a New York Yankees fan who has a baseball adorned with more than 1,000 Swarovski crystals? We didn't think so. MLBshop.com offers a 15% discount to the military.

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38 of 38 Tommy John

Pineapple underwear

Keep it cool, keep it tropical and keep it together in these moisture-wicking, pineapple-print boxer briefs from Tommy John. The premium underwear brand offers a 20% military discount.

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