Brothers are a godsend. Sometimes, you hate em, then you can’t live without em. You should be proud that your big brother has stepped up and joined to protect and serve.
Looking for ways to support him during deployment? You are at the right place. Here are 25 of the best big brother care package gifts, he will adore.
Best Gifts For Big Brother Care Package
HEFF - Hand Elbow Foot Formula Moisturizing Lotion
Guys are normally not that careful when it comes to skincare. Take action by sneaking this super effective lotion pack into their care package. It keeps the skin from cracking and helps with razor bumps too. Its manly packaging will keep him from feeling too embarrassed and he may get used to it. Who knows?
First My Brother Forever My Friend - Wood Picture Frame
Isn’t this is the cutest gift ever? A picture truly says a thousand words. Dig deep in your photo collection and pick out a nice nostalgic one of just you two. The frame is wooden and made right here in the USA. He can put it up on his desk or hang it on the wall to remind him how lucky he is to have you as a sibling. Don’t let him forget that!
Official EDC Survival Kit 11-in-1
The military takes pretty good cafe of its own when they are out on deployment. But, if you think your big bro needs some extra protection, this RDC kit might do the trick. It has loads of useful tools to get him out of any cervical situation. Hopefully, he never has to use this while in a hostile situation. This kit will also keep on being useful after deployment for any outdoor hunting, camping, or hiking trips.
Tank Top - I Flexed and The Sleeves Fell Off
This one is for those gym freaks who take their muscle-flexing business seriously. Poke at his funny bone with this amazing gag gift. It’s perfect for wearing in the gym because of its soft fabric. Support the local small business by buying this Made in the USA item. It’s lightweight and can easily last him a long time.
GOVO Badge Holder/Wallet
Often deployed locations require several IDs or other cards. This keeps everything together in one rugged package. Its sturdy build will make sure that it lasts a very long time even after daily use. It can also be used for more casual errands as it is slim and can easily fit into any pocket. It’s one of those practical gifts that will actually improve his quality of life.
Yo-da Best Brother Mug
It’s for the Star Wars fan in all of us! If your big bro has been a guiding figure in your life, there is no better gift. If his birthday or any holiday is coming up, this is the perfect gift to place in the next care package. He will love the thought behind it. It comes in a durable gift box to make sure it arrives safely to the recipient.
People's Choice Beef Jerky - Assorted Jerky Box
Eat on the go for the best jerk brother. Beef jerky has always been a crowd favorite snack to include in the care package. It’s delicious, packed with protein, and last a long time. Checks all the right boxes. He can combine it with his dull chow hall meals or field MREs to add some zing. This box comes with four distinct flavors to keep those taste buds fresh.
Travel & Grooming Kit with Luxurious Case
Important for face, feet, and hand care all in stainless steel. Great if out in the field and a blister or ingrown toenail is bothering you. It’s perfect for traveling as all the tools are neatly inserted in a sturdy leather box. The small size makes sure that he can carry it with him wherever he goes. Be sure he will be using this kit long after the deployment has ended.
Gatorade Classic Variety Pack of 24 - 12 Fl Oz
Looking for something to top up his nutritional needs? Gatorade contains vital electrolytes and carbs to top up body fuel reserves after a grueling march or exercise. Although this pack contains only four servings, he will appreciate the familiar flavors of back home. Sometimes it’s all you need to snap out of stress. Every small thing counts.
The Man Can All Natural Bath and Body Gift Set for Men
Remind him just how awesome it can feel to experience a luxury bath and body care experience while on deployment. It’s cleverly packaged in a paint can which will store the contents safely for a care package. Its manly scents and all-natural ingredients will make him feel fresh. It’s small and compact for sending in a care package.
FreshJax Grilling Spice Gift Set
Chow hall food and MREs on deployment become dull pretty early on. Jazz up your soldier’s food and they will actually be excited to repurpose those same foods. This spice set has five flavors which are enough to keep them occupied for a long time. Burger burn BBQs get extra flavor from this gift. These are certified organic, Kosher, and Gluten-free, and one of the best healthy food add-ons out there.
Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth 5.0 with 4000mAh Charging Case
Your big bro will have plenty of spare time during deployment. Listening to music is a must to remain sane. Gift him these amazing wireless Earbuds to enjoy during a long run, workout, or just enjoying a good book at the bed. These have a 4000 mAh battery for a massive 7.5 hours of playback time. They come packaged in a hard case that can be charged and shows battery level. It’s a perfect companion.
Super Soft Neck Support Travel Pillows - Machine Washable
If he has to sleep without a bed, this pillow supports the neck while being soft and lightweight. It has scientific backing behind it to keep the neck in an ergonomic position to avoid any strain. Made from soft fleece and weighing only half a pound, it is a perfect add-on to your next care package. It folds up neatly and can be attached outside any backpack for easy towing around. He will thank you for this amazing device.
Ice Pack (2-Piece Set) – Reusable Hot and Cold Therapy Gel Wrap
Pain is the worst when you have work to do. Get some relief for your brother. Chances of injury or mild soreness are high during deployment due to high physical demands. This hot & cold pack can be used to treat soreness, stiff joints, and aching muscles. Just throw them in the freezer or microwave to receive the therapeutic effects and make recovery faster. The accompanying strap can be conformed to any body part for keeping the pack in place.
Worlds okayest brother Sports Water Bottle - 21 oz
Looking for a cool gag gift that also serves a practical purpose?. Then include this sports water bottle in your next care package. He can hydrate in style so everyone knows he is the world's okayest brother. Comes with a clip so it can easily clasp to a backpack or gym bag. This small humor will remind him of the loving family he has behind him.
Friendship Keychain - No Better Friend Than A Brother
It's small and can be put on a ruck and gives a small reminder of family. A tiny message of love has the power of lifting anyone from the darkest of places. It’s made from stainless steel and has a Matt finish that is nice to touch. Slip it in between the cracks of a care package and you can be sure, he will use it every day to give himself strength and hope.
Kindle Paperwhite E-book Reader
Why is it that we only think about movies and TV shows as entertainment? The lost art of book reading needs to be revived and if your brother loved books growing up, deployment is the perfect time to catch up on those fiction reads. A kindle is a no-brainer for such a case. Fill it up with his favorite titles and ship it off to him. He will be smarter, more informed, and a better person when he comes home.
Metal Whiskey Stones - Bullet Shapes
Drinks are meant to stay cool and he can use these both on deployment and at home. This one is a perfect holiday or anniversary gift. The bullets are filled with a cool gel which keeps drinks colder, longer, and without diluting them with water. It comes in an awesome gift box and a revolver holder which looks cool and holds those “bullets”. It’ll be one of those things he’ll be bringing back home after deployment.
Ricola Dual Action Cherry Herbal Cough Suppressant Throat Drops
If he struggles with a sore throat in the winter and fall season, be sure to include these lifesavers in his care package. These cherry-flavored swiss miracles are a relief to any troubled throat. They come in handy plastic bags meaning he can take them out in the field if needed. These are sustainably sourced so you know you are making a responsible choice.
Personalized LED Flashlight
You know the best gifts are the ones personalized. Combine the personalization with a practical and handy flashlight and you've got a killer gift. You can write his name or your family name to make it more personal. Because of its small size, it can be used in the barracks or out in the field. It's equally useful.
FALOGIJE Inspirational Wristband Bracelet
This one is a wearable keepsake within regulations that can be worn during deployment. It's made with stainless steel and silicone wristband which will last a long time. The inspiring inscription etched will make him proud and confident that he has a loving family who stands behind him. That's a powerful feeling.
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Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues
This one is a must-have Motivational reading for the manliest of big brothers. It extracts historical lessons from the last few centuries by notables like Teddy Roosevelt. Deployment is the perfect time for anyone to reflect on their values and reinforce some new good ones. Your brother will definitely find these seven virtues illuminating.
Neutral Recordable Talking Button with Keychain
Record your voice telling your big bro how awesome he is. Great for if he can't call because he's somewhere unreachable. Hearing a familiar voice in such a situation that says they love you and believe in you is therapeutic. As it's a keychain he can carry it anywhere; on his ruck, in the office. It's well built and available in multiple colors so he can choose his favorite.
Vilros Raspberry Pi 3 Retro Arcade Gaming Kit with 2 Classic USB Gamepads
Tinkering can take the monotony out of a deployment. Introducing the king of tinkering: Raspberry pi based arcade gaming console. It's compact and comes with two USB controllers. He can hook it up to a TV and enjoy the preloaded retro gaming experience of the past. He and his buddies will have a ruckus. I promise.
Wrapping It Up
We hope you enjoyed this collection of gifts for the big brother care package. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. If you have any other great ideas that we have missed, be sure to let us know.
Last update on 2023-03-25 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API