Featured items for sale in the Veterans Canteen Service catalog include Goodyear tires, Dell computers, Sony televisions, Whirlpool dishwashers and Little Tykes toys, as of 2015. Additionally, the Canteen sells power tools from Sears, Craftsman and Kenmore, household appliances from Maytag, GE and Oreck, and footwear from Nunn Bush, Bostonian, Clarks and Hush Puppies. Veterans can also use the catalog to purchase items from retailers such as Phillip's, Movado Watch Company, Tiffany & Co., Samsonite and Canon.
The Veterans Canteen Service offers thousands of items for sale, including electronics, appliances, toys, luggage, furniture and jewelry. Participating retailers offer discounts exclusively for military members who order through the Canteen Service. Discounts vary between retailers and may be fixed dollar amounts or percentages. Veterans can purchase products outright or elect a payroll deduction.
The Veterans Canteen Service has strict ordering protocol in place that ensures veterans receive the appropriate discount and prevents fraudulent purchases. To place orders, veterans can view available items through Patriot Store Direct, which is the online division of the Veterans Canteen Service. Each product category requires a specific order form that veterans must fill out. Veterans should complete and print the order form, then call the appropriate telephone number listed on the form. A Canteen Service representative completes the order on the veteran's behalf.