26 Badass Gifts For Marine Veteran [Number 7 is our favorite]
Veterans are our Nation’s asset and we need to respect the notion that these individuals put their lives before ours. This is a powerful sentiment whose depth can only be fathomed by those who have lost their beloved service members in combat.
Marines are the hardest of the bunch and we all know why. From their training till deployment, these guys are always on the frontlines. These Marine veterans have seen it all; tears, blood, loss and everything horrible in between. When finally retired, these Marine veterans deserve a life of comfort and happiness. To help you contribute to this cause, I have selected the most worthy gifts for marine veteran out there. Enjoy and don’t hold back.
“Semper Fi” Bottle Opener and Cap Catcher, Wall Mounted
Another timeless USMC memorablia, this Bottle opener and cap catcher is a true beauty. Built with handpicked wood and prepared on order, this one is made with love. Perfect for your fence, bar, kitchen or any place! Designed for single handed operation, this Made in USA gift will wow your Marine.
Nothing says ‘Marine’ more than a EGA emblem. This statue here is for that Marine who is truly proud of his service and wants it on full display. This 11-in statue is finely built and is a break from the traditional bulldog statues marines usually have. Made by Marine owned business, this is ideal for the proud Mairne in your life.
Shadow box is the ultimate gift for honoring any veteran. This sweet thing here is hand crafted with beautiful solid mahogany for strength and durability. It features a display area for 3x5ft flag and wide enough area to clearly showcase your soldier’s awards and ribbons. Protected from the front by Plexiglas panel, this thing is built to last. Ideal for placing on desk or shelf.
This is not a traditional shadow box with ranks and ribbons but the one which prominently showcases your soldier’s sword. The service issue sword is a ceremonial item which examplifies the bravery expected from any soldier. Built from sold wood and finished with beautiful polish, this case is built to handle most swords. Ideal for hanging from the wall, this sword case is unique and rustic.
Real Marines play cards period! This right here is the ideal past time of Marines wether deployed or otherwise. This beautiful USMC playing cards set is a perfect gift for that Marine who loves playing cards or aspires to learn them. Packaged neatly in a wooden box with EGA on top and custom marine ranking cards inside, the sheer aesthetics of this gift are 10/10. Go ahead and don’t miss this awesome gifting oppertunity.
Your soldier loves to kick some enemy ass and he has been trained well to do it. Your soldier takes pride in what they do and whenever called upon, they have responded. Honor their service by gifting them this sassy mug which celebrates their job description in a pretty funny way. Perfect for anyone who loves to play dirty with the nation’s adversaries.
See your veteran soldier burst into laughter at seeing this awesome DD 214 poncho liner blanket. Their years of service have finally paid off and they have been honorably retired. DD 214 is a symbol of this new found freedom and marks an end to your solider’s glorious era. Make them comfortable in this special and comfy blanket and tell them to take a chill pill, finally!
The Medal of Honor: The Evolution of America’s Highest Military Decoration
Medal of Honor is the ultimate honor that any soldier can dream of being awarded. This medal has a rich history behind it and it has been beautifully narrated in this informative book. If your soldier loves to read, this is THE book for them as it contains never known before history which has garnered stellar reviews from critics. Go ahead and pick this title and earn a place at your soldier’s bookshelf.
Military swords are a unique piece of hardware. They are purely ceremonial in nature but stay with the soldier throughout their career. It becomes a symbol of their service to their nation and upon their retirement needs to be preserved to last generations. This unque plaque will do just that. Made with premium wood, this wall mount plaque will hold your soldier’s sword beautifully. Once mounted on the wall, your soldier’s pride for their service comes on full display.
This doesn’t get more calssy than a decanter with EGA emblazoned on it. Perfect for the Marine who loves their liquor who will be blown away by how their liquor looks against that EGA seal in the foreground. 100% mouth blown and lead free, this decanter is designed to last a life time. The ideal size of 1000 ml is also a big plus. Join the big boy leaugues and get your Marine this unique piece of drinkware.
One of the finest desktop accessories here is this USMC desktop box. Made a 100% in the USA, this is made with Cherry wood and comes with a brass lock & key. The USMC die cast medallion fixed firmly on top looks like a crown jewel. Its classy look make it the perfect eye candy on your Marine’s desk at home or at office. If you want a small, classy and durable gift, look no further.
A .50 cal bullet biting into a beer glass is beyond cool. This amazing and intuitive design is bound to pleasently surprise your Marine who will love its novely and uniqueness. But, its not just all looks; built with quality glass and solid copper bullet, this glass is 100% lead free to drink from. It looks just as good in hand while drinking beer as it does on a mantle where your Marine’s pride will be on full display.
For those of us who love motivating slogans, this ‘Ask me what I was’ plaque is just the perfect gift. Etched on a piece of plywood alongwith EGA are powerful words which showcase the extent of sacrifice your Marine has done for our country. The burnt edges are rustic looking and give the impression of being forged by fire.
Iwo Jima holds a very special place in every Marine’s heart especially for any veteran. This battle represented the ultimate price paid by the corps with a mindblowing 26000 casualities. Roughly 800 Americans died for every square mile of this black volcanic island. This piece of history has been beautifully sculptured in premium quality resin with amazing detail. This large statue is the piece of history your Marine has looked up to for inspiration throughout their career. So why not make it a permanent feature in their living room or office?
The mighty 50 cal instills fear into the hearts of enemy but out of the battlefield this bullet has been given the coveted responsibility of making sure Marines have fun! Made from real 50 cal bullet this EGA emblazoned bullet is an ideal gift for any Marine’s kitchen, man cave or living room. Heck, it also comes with its own keepsake bag. Built by Marines, for Marines!
Who said drinking has to involve ruining your furniture? If you know a Marine who loves to have parties involving lots of drinking, this is the perfect thoughtful gift.Emblazoned with the sacred Eagles Globe & Anchor (EGA) logo onto black leather, this just looks classy placed on any table or countertop.
Property Protected by Marine USMC Marine Corps Funny Tin Sign
If you know a Marine grunt who is known to be a hot head, this is the ideal gag gift for them. Let them have a good laugh and place this sign on a prominenet position in their home office or property. Made on a tin sheet with folded edges for safety, this gift is sure to lighten up the atmosphere, or not!
Who doesn’t love good old letter openers and this one is just right for your Marine as its in shape of a Marine NCO sword. Comes with a beautiful wooden stand with scabbard, this piece of hardware will look stunning on your Marine’s desktop. Fine detailing on this sword is impressive and its sharp tip is designed to open up letters with one slit.
Marine veterans love their heritiage and time served in the USMC. They love to share stories of brotherhood and valor. Enchance their Marine pride by gifting them this beautiful USMC veterans garden flag. Prominently displaying the sacred EGA emblem, this flag will loundly state their pride in the service.
US Marines Long Sleeve Officially Licensed T Shirt
In the world of loud and vibrant clothing, have a look at this simple and sober full sleeved t-shirt. If your Marine doesn’t like all the fuss and prefers simplicity, then look no further. Officially licensed from USMC, this T shirt is 100% USA made. Available in 5 colors, this can be worn by your Marine during their daily walks and training.
United States Marine Corps Challenge Coin with Prayer
Challenge coins are a staple of military tradition. You can find one for every occassion and every service. Likewise this USMC coin celebrates your Marine’s valor and embeds a strong prayer to keep them safe. If your Marine loves to collect these coins, this can be the perfect addition to their collection. Its high quality design is sure to last generations.
Tobacco chewing is widespread in the USMC and if your Marine also indulges in this activity, Smokey mountain is the perfect gift. 100% tobacco free, this great tasting tobacco alternative is safe to use and is made with premium ingredients. You can suggest this healthy alternative as it is used by pro-athletes and encouages a nicotine-free lifestyle.
A must have accessory for your tobacco chewing Marine, this famous spitton is ideal for those who are on the go. It has a screw top funnel which can easily hold 6 oz. Classy designing is also a big plus however the ultra portability this offers is just next level.
If your Marine has a truck but doesn’t like to make loud statements, this is their ideal pride apparel. With 14 gauge flat metal sign, this EGA emblem is an ideal car decal. It decently states the vehicle owners USMC affiliation without getting in everyone’s face like most other decals.
Glass Top Handcrafted Cedar Humidor with Front Digital Hygrometer
Most soldier’s love a good smoke. If your soldier loves them too, you can get them this beautiful and efficient humidor. This will keep their smokes in perfect seasoning and has a tempered glass top to show off their collection too. A digital hygrometer keeps tabs on the humidity and spanish cedar coaming makes this humidor a moisture holding machine. Complete with a bottom drawer for holding other accessories, their truly is no other humidor like this.
Marines love their liquor and are damn proud of their heritage. This sweet wine bottle stopper is the best of both worlds. Emblazoned with a beautiful EGA sculpture at the top and made with sold metal, this is a truly unique gift. Made with premium Fine Pewter metal, this gift will hold its own for decades to come.
I hope you now have an awesome list of gifts ripe for picking. The fact is, it is not the monetary value that counts but the thought behind it. There is nothing better in the world than the feeling of being loved back. It’s precious, immeasurable and immensely satisfying. Hope you come back for more.