Plaques are the traditional retirement ornaments presented during any Going-Away ceremony. Normally made from wood/ metal or stone, these pieces of memorabilia, act as a reminder for the good times give by. In the Army, these are a staple item that is customized as per the receiving service member’s name and unit.
Either it’s an official retirement ceremony at the base or a quiet one at home, presenting a plaque as a retirement gift is most appropriate. Those etched words remain with the soldier forever which they will forever cherish. Making a good choice for plaques can be challenging so here are the top 20 Army retirement plaques you’re ever going to need:
Let your veteran stand tall and proud even after their retirement. All American Gifts Deluxe Military Sword Plaque to mount on the wall as a memento of their glory days as a hero of the nation. Made with solid oak wood, get one today as it holds a full-sized sword and scabbard. It goes best with U.S. Army Officer Saber or an Army NCO Sword.
What’s uniquely designed for mounting on your veteran’s wall? This handcrafted Campfire Arts United States Army Wooden Sword of course! It makes the best retirement gift for your ex-soldier. They’ll love displaying it on their main drawing-room wall. Get this handcrafted wall decor made with real wood and leather and carrying the US Army insignia and motto on the maple blade.
Is a loved one retiring from the army? If you have the perfect piece to say to them, this Cherry Piano Finish Plaque with U.S. Army Medallion can do so. It can hold a 4-inch insert for personalization. Complementing the personalized note is an embossed US army medallion on top. Present it to them and see how they love it.
We all know soldiers have style! Let them impress us even more with this Army Custom Whiskey Stone Set and Buckman Glasses. This customizable set can have your veteran’s name on the whiskey glasses with a note of appreciation below it. Present your retiring soldier with this whiskey set to complement their bar.
If your veteran is a hardcore patriot, there can be no better gift for them. This personalized US Army Patriot American Flag Canvas Prints will also have their rank and name on one side. The American flag in the background will speak of their patriotism. Get them this fade-resistant, scratch-resistant high-quality artwork to display on their wall.
Your retiring veteran deserves some token of appreciation for the several years of services they have delivered. The best present for them is this Army NCO Creed Personalized Decorative Stone Plaque. It’s made of a robust slate and carries the name and rank of your retiree at the bottom. Get them this Stone Plaque with pedestal stands on the base, for it makes the perfect addition to their reading table.
Your retiring veteran will have seen a Christian Cross plenty of times and may even have some at home. What they’ll be thoroughly surprised to see and love to display is a United States Army 12″ Wall Cross. It has the US army emblem in the center and US flag and stars on the sides. Present them this rustic styled wall cross that they can display on the wall.
Retiring from the army, your ex-soldier may have a bunch of medals they need to keep safe. Here’s an elegant Allied Frame US Army Medallion Desktop Box for them. It comes with a brass lock and key to safeguard their medals in a presentable way. It has a padded bottom to protect the medals against scratching. Present them this desktop box built with mahogany-colored wood, carrying a US army medallion on top.
Certificates, awards, and medals are to be displayed, not to be stored away and forgotten. What your veteran needs is this Allied Frame U.S. Army Medal and Award Frame with Medallion. Using it, they can display their achievements on the wall. The frame can carry an 8 x 10-inch certificate together with a 2 x 4-inch medal. Get them this classy medal and award frame finished in mahogany-colored wood.
What would make your veteran’s day is seeing this Laser Wooden Wall Plaque with their dog tag hanging on their wall. It has the US Army medallion on one side and dog tag holder on the other. It’s the perfect reminder of the good, old days serving in the army. They can simply place their dog tags upon returning home for good. Order one today so that your soldier can display the plaque on their wall.
Have you written the most beautiful poem to read out to your veteran on their retirement day? Present it in style with this Army Going Away Service Award Recognition. It includes a beautiful Table Easel so the soldier can keep it on their reading table, always in sight. Order one today and get this plaque with your customized poem and US army logo.
They may have had some good days and some bad days, but what a retiring soldier will treasure is the memories they made while serving in the army. Made of mahogany-finished wood with army green matting inside, this Army Medallion 5-Picture Collage Frame will look impressive on their wall. Get it today, put memorable pictures and present it to your army retiree.
An excellent way of welcoming home a retiring army soldier is with this Flag Display Case with Certificate & Document Holder Frame. It has a 3′ x 5′ flag display on top. There’s also a document holder underneath where they can hold certificates for their most inspiring missions and impress the guests. Get them this frame with a glass front hinged for easy access from the back and including two holes at the end to hang it on the wall.
Even though they have retired, our veterans have been our hero and always will be. There is no better way to show them your support other than presenting them with a US Army Straight Edge Fighting Knife. This traditional Ka-Bar 1220 Utility Knife has a leather sheath and grooved leather handle. Get it for your soldier as a tribute to their services in the army.
Here’s an Army Medallion Double Picture Frame for someone who has proudly retired from the US army. It makes the perfect retirement present for your ex-soldier. The exterior is mahogany-finished wood, and the interior is green matting with US Army medallion in the center to give it a classy army touch. Get one today and display two of their most favorite pictures from their time as a soldier.
Let your retiring soldier hold all their memories from the army in a single place. Keep their precious pictures safe so that they may be enjoyed at any time. This Army Scrapbook Album is made of bonded leather and can hold, in top loading style, ten 12 x 12-inch photos. Get one for your veteran so they have all the precious moments safe in a beautiful album.
Let your veteran display their golden times on the wall for everyone to see. Here’s a US Army Medallion Portrait Picture Frame for them. Sides are made with mahogany-finished wood, and the interior is set in green matting with a US army medallion on one side to complement the army theme. Get one for your soldier today and display their best picture on the wall.
Now that they have retired from a fantastic career, they deserve a good night’s sleep! This Personalized Army Military Woven Throw Blanket is very comfortable to sleep in. Woven to perfection with American-grown cotton, it is soft, fade-resistant and washer and dryer safe. Order one today and have it customized with the soldier’s name and rank for a personal touch.
If your ex-soldier loves to write, this Patriotic Leather Journal Notebook is for them. With it, they can pen in all their adventures, thoughts, and lessons from their services in the army. If they love writing, this rustic journal can even turn into a personal memoir for your soldier. It presents an embossed US flag and eagle on the cover and includes 300 pages. It also comes with a vintage golden pen and pen holder. Get your veteran this vintage and hand made journal made with leather.
Here’s something to display on the wall for someone who has proudly retired from the army. They would love their home decor to speak of it. This beautiful U.S. Army Art Piece includes hundreds of famous army saying, slogans, phrases, and bases. These US Army identifiers surround an embossed US army medallion to make it a perfect gift for any retiring soldier. Get one today for your veteran to hang on his wall.
The occasion of leaving the military is an emotional one. The brotherhood of blood, tears, and hardship is finally over. Its good news for the family and friends but the emotions of the soldier are often mixed. Your support for the soldier should go much beyond the customary plaque gift as this soldier now needs your full support to enter back into the civilian world.