Veterans and Active Duty Military to Receive Memorial Day Discount at Walgreens on Monday, May 27

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Veterans and Active Duty Military to Receive Memorial Day Discount at Walgreens on Monday, May 27

National drugstore chain honors veterans and active duty military whose service is honored in remembrance of those men and women who gave their lives while serving in the military

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation's military and honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country, Walgreens (NYS: WAG) (NAS: WAG) is offering a Memorial Day discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel. On Monday, May 27, shoppers with a valid military ID or proof of service will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens, Nice! and W brand products at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.

"As the Memorial Day celebrations begin with community parades and family barbeques, we wanted to express our gratitude to those who served or are currently serving our nation. We are grateful for their service, sacrifice and courage," said Mark Wagner, Walgreens president of operations and community management. "Offering a discount to these heroic servicemen and -women is one way we can show our appreciation and give back. We are always pleased to honor the military and do our part to participate in this national day of remembrance."

About Walgreens

As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2012 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens ( vision is to become America's first choice for health and daily living. Each day, Walgreens provides more than 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. The company operates 8,086 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.

Emily Hartwig, 847-315-3316

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