25 Best Birthday Care Package Gifts To Make Him/ Her Feel Loved

Special days like birthdays sting the most when they’re spent apart. There is no reason why you can’t celebrate this occasion with your beloved even if they’re deployed. Care packages are the perfect way to make this day special for them. 

If you’re looking for some amazing gifts to send on their special day, you are at the right place. Here are listed some of the best birthday care package gifts out there. Enjoy!

Best Birthday Care Package

Birthday Cake Oreos
So what if they can't have a classic birthday cake while deployed? Say 'Happy Birthday' with birthday-themed Oreos! These are made with real cocoa and fined with cake cream with sprinkles. That's the closest you can get to a birthday theme if they can't have cake. This is also a much more forgiving birthday snack than others, especially for a rocky care package transit.
Mini Donkey Pinatas
Pinatas are a must for a good birthday party. These ones aren't the ones you fill up and smash but they're a good decor. You have limited options during Deployment so make their special day count with these awesome mini pinatas. It's a sure fun way to celebrate birthdays with their buddies.
Sleek Wood Grain and Leather Phone Case
Consider this sleek and premium phone case as a birthday gift. It comes infused with real wood grain and leather that gives it a polished look. It’s not just the looks alone; the case is perfect for keeping the phone safe and scratch-free. It's practical, light, and good to look at. Perfect for putting in a care package without adding to the weight.
Yeti Rambler Mug
Yeti is famous for their outdoor gear but this rambler is a crowd favorite. It's sturdy and double insulated so that their coffee remains hot. The ergonomic design ensures that they can hold it comfortably in every pose. It comes with a clear top lid cover so there is no spill to worry about.
One of the few upsides of deployment is that your soldier gets plenty of me-time. It's perfect to cultivate a reading habit. Kindle was made for such an occasion. Fill it up with their favorite nonfiction titles and ship it away. With its week's worth of battery, there's no danger of running out of juice any time soon. Go ahead and make em a better person with this gift.
Betty Crocker Mug Treats
Since you can't make them a cake, this is a fun alternative. It can serve four individual servings meaning your soldier can have a small private party with their buddies. It comes in a variety of flavors so make sure to get their favorite. Sneak a few birthday candles too and the party is ready to start.
Bicycle American Flag Playing Cards
Card games are a fun way to pass the time and are easy to carry from the barracks to an office, the USO, or the chow hall. This is one of those old school games that let people bond over without the use of technology. These are high-quality hand-drawn cards with a vintage look. They've got a protective coating on each card so that they last a long time.
New Boxer Brief Underwear
Just like socks, brand new underwear is always welcome. It's a staple of every care package as a fresh pair will make any soldier happy. Made with high-grade cotton, these are made for optimum comfort.
Help your soldier have a blast on their birthday even if they're deployed. Add this 100 balloon pack so they can blow them up and celebrate! This comes neatly packed in a compact form to fit perfectly in their care package. They're environment friendly and biodegradable so you're making a responsible choice.
Electrolyte Powder
Birthday or not, taking care that your soldier remains hydrated is first priority. This electrolyte powder has potassium, zinc, and vitamin C added to the mix which is crucial for the body. These come in a variety of flavors and small packing so he can take them everywhere with him.
Deployed Care Package - Love Freedom Hate Sand T-Shirt
There are no truer words for a deployed military member. Gift this as a gag gift to your soldier and they will burst out in laughter. It can casually be worn to workouts or lounging around. Whatever the case, it's a fun way to introduce lighthearted humor.
Nerf Guns
Make birthday an event for the boys to have fun. They can return to the carefree days of childhood. Make sure you send more than one - so they can have their own nerf war! It's revolving six feed chamber will make for a far l fast-paced nerf war.
Humans of New York Book
This is one book everyone should read. Written by an acclaimed author and photographer who went on a unique journey around New York. This book restores faith in humanity through its heart-melting stories. This is not just a book. It is THE book.
‘A Year of Positive Thinking’ Book
Positive affirmations are SO important for the mental health of our military. I'm sure you and everyone associated already knows this. Encourage your service member to use this book daily and reinforce that positive mindset. So many mental illnesses like PTSD can be avoided with such little practice. Don't miss out.
Adult Coloring Books
Just something for some relaxing downtime, to take their mind of the present. This coloring book contains sixty sketches that can be colored in detail. It contains everything from cars, plants, animals, and much more. It's spiral-bound so they can color or with ease. The perfect hobby for passing the time.
Colored Pencils
To accompany the coloring book, of course! This box has every color your soldier will need to fill in their adult coloring book. Comes neatly packaged in a tin box so it can survive the turn rocky ride in the care package.
Duke Cannon Skin Defense Travel Bundle
Everyone needs a little pampering, especially your warrior boy. Guys aren't very savvy when it comes to skincare. This skin defense bundle has you covered though. It contains lotion as well as a long balm to protect your soldier's skin. It comes infused with a manly scent so there will be no excuses this time.
Under Armour Fleece Hoodie
This one is a good cozy hoodie for lounging. Under armor makes good stuff when it comes to activewear so you know he can use it everywhere. The fabric is top-notch and will sustain several washing cycles. It's classy and cool. Everything your guy wants to wear.
Neutrogena Dry-Touch, Non-Greasy Sunscreen
Even if it isn't the hottest time of the year, it's always important to protect the skin - and that's something not everyone thinks of. Toss this one right in as it’s an essential item for any deployed soldier. Neutrogena offers protection from the sun in a non-greasy manner like none other. It comes recommended by dermatologists, so you know this is the real deal.
Adidas Shower Slides
Shower shoes are must-have overseas. Don’t be fooled by the name, as they are perfect for casual lounging around too. Adidas has made them from top-quality rubber so that they last longer. If your guy is a sports fan he would love to see this famous brand in his care package.

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French Press
Remind him just how awesome you are because you know his deepest cravings. Coffee. So simple, yet so delicate. This french press is going to give him the experience of a gourmet coffee back home. The press is made of premium material so this one is going to be around for a long time. Send some of his favorite coffee beans along to make the experience complete.
Black Rifle Coffee
Only the best coffee from a company that supports our troops. This one will pair perfectly with some other coffee-related items in their care package. BRCC are proud veterans who are unapologetically patriotic and if your soldier identifies with them, this add-on is a must. Politics aside, these guys make some great coffee and some great commercials.
Happy Birthday Coffee Mug
You knew this one was coming, didn’t you? It’s a cute mug for someone who likes the vanilla things in life and appreciates the gesture more than the stuff. Jokes apart, this mug can be wildly practical as it can be used from morning cup of joe to late-night tea. It's perfect for their mug treats and all that coffee they drink!
National Geographic Magazine
This National Geographic is a good addition to their reading stack. It’s loaded with fun facts and science stuff that's good for your brain. Perfect for someone who is allergic to E-readers and likes to read from good old paper stacks. It’s slim and lightweight, so you can add it to any nook of the care package without any noticeable weight increase.

Wrapping It Up

We hope you enjoyed this collection of birthday care package gifts. 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 2024-07-13 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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