Marine corps is the most elite of the elite. These guys are out there on the front lines laying their lives for us. The best we can do is recognize their efforts for our freedom. When they’ve spent a lifetime in the service and its time to hang up the boots, it’s our duty to properly honor their departure. The best way to recognize their hardship is to present them with a gift worthy of their stature. Here are the best marine corps retirement gifts ideas to make their going-away memorable.
If you were looking for the perfect USMC gift, congratulations! This is the one. This exquisite piece of art is everything the Marine corps represents. Beautifully sculpted EGA with Iwo Jima raising old glory. Table shade colored in Corps colors and features their cut values as well! To top it off, the front displays Semper Fi on a golden Plaque. This is not just a table lamp. It’s a piece of art. Grab one while you can!
Beer steins are ideal for beer lovers but this 24-ounce porcelain masterpiece will now your maybe away. Featuring the famous devil dog of the Marines wearing Smokey the bear hat, this stein has it all. Made with high-quality porcelain, this is the prettiest beer gift a Marine can ask for. Don’t miss out on this awesome gift.
No gift for a Marine is complete without the iconic KA-BAR knife. This official knife of the USMC symbolizes the warrior spirit of your Marine. Said to be the most famous knife design in the world, this is the original knife by the famous Ka-Bar Inc. It comes with a 100% leather sheet to ensure its life long protection. An ideal gift for a worthy Marine indeed.
When it’s time to retire the Ka-Bar knife of a Marine, this iconic knife should be memorialized with a worthy display holder. This holder is made with solid wood locally sourced and proudly made in the USA. It comes with a personalized plaque to make this gift special for your Marine. Beautifully crafted and built to last a lifetime, there isn’t a gift better than this one!
Marine hymn tunes are very near and dear to every Marine’s heart. Just listening to it gives you the goosebumps and elevates your patriotism. Replicate these emotions by gifting this USMC family glitter musical globe. It’s playing the hymn and comes with a beautiful poem card that goes well with this gift. Semper Fi written in gold neatly sums up this gift perfect for every Marine. Go ahead and get one for your Marine.
A wooden prayer sign to help your Marine reminisce his old memories. The scorched edges give it an awesome rustic look. Etched on high-quality wood, this sign will look beautiful in your Marine’s home.
Plaques are hands down the most appropriate gift for retirement. This one is the best of the best because of its cherry piano finish. An antique brass EGA is placed on the top with a personalized message space below. Its glossy coat gives away it’s high-quality build and executive look. Get one to properly celebrate your Marine’s departure from the service.
A beautiful poem for your retired Marine honoring their time in the service. Engraved on high-quality black wood and sealed with a clear coat; this sign is going to last ages. Gift this beautiful piece to your well-deserving hero.
What can be better than a personalized desk gift set for a retired Marine? They can proudly display their association with the Marine corps with this iconic piece. Made with 1-inch solid pine wood and a free personalized nameplate, this one is no brainier. Your Marine will love you for it.
Is your Marine the one who does not shy away from proudly stating his ownership of the corps? If so, this is the perfect gift for this patriot. Made with silver and having a breathtaking design, nothing makes a bolder statement than this ring. Custom made by a Marine owned company right here in the USA. You cannot go wrong with this one here.
All Marines are car lovers and this is a perfect present for them. The company promises this plate to look new in years to come, thanks to special tech. Decorated with impressive 3D USMC decals, this plate will surely boost the looks of your Marine’s car. Sleek, shiny and good quality. What more can you ask for?
Brotherhood is all a Marine knows. They will give their life for a brother in a heartbeat and this is how the cycle works. Just wearing this T-shirt reinforces their oath and it’s awesome design takes this emotion to the next level. This authentic Grunt style wear is covered by their special ‘beer guarantee’. Favorite among Marines. Semper Fi!
Honor your devil dog with this awesome canvas wall decor. Made with love from the folks at the paper blast, this decoration will make your Marine speechless. With EGA in the background and their name on the front, it’s perfect for hanging in the home or office.
Made with natural sandstone and backed with cork, these are the most awesome coasters your Marine will ever own. Beautifully embellished with the Eagle Globe and Anchor, these are impressively high quality. Backed with guarantee in case of damage, this gift is perfect for any Marine.
Marines are notoriously mean, especially towards their enemy. This emotion is instilled in them right from their basic training and is essential for combat. This beautiful laser-etched sign is meant to be a perfect gift for a Marine’s retirement. Engraved with this famous slogan, the last words signified their famous saying: ‘Once a Marine, Always a Marine’. The scorch marks at the edges of this beautiful sign give it a unique rustic look. Gift this sign to your favorite Marine and it will surely look great on their home wall.
Wall clocks are boring but this one is not! Fitted with red neon light on the outside and white on the inside, this clock illuminates the USMC logo to give it a classy look. This officially licensed product is perfect for any man cave, game room or garage and will add a unique dimension to its decor. Grab it and Gift it to your fun-loving Marine.
Memories that are memorialized in a frame are remembered forever. This five picture frame is a perfect gift for any Marine where their memories can be displayed. It comes fitted with a certified USMC medallion on a Marine blue matting. The pictures have a gold trim to make them pop, and the Mahogany finished wood expertly crafted in the USA is long-lasting. Don’t overthink, just gift this awesome frame with your Marine’s favorite pictures and see that smile spread across their face.
The memories of any retiring military member is incomplete without memorializing them in a shadow box. Their years of service in the military mist be celebrated and this shadow box is the perfect way to do it. Made with solid oak and a red velvet back, what better way to preserve their legacy? This popular box comes with a strong glass front to protect your service member’s medals and ribbons so they last a lifetime. Fixed with the branch metal medallion is like a cherry on top. Present this to your service member and they will cherish it forever.
Framing your Marine’s DD214 honorable discharge certificate such that it lasts forever is a worthy gift. This satin mahogany frame comes with a 22 karat gold plated USMC medallion to make it more classy. Constructed with museum-quality wood and materials, this frame will safely protect your Marine’s document to ensure it lasts forever. Gift this awesome display ware to make your Marine’s memories last a lifetime.
These gift ideas are some of the best gifts you can give your marine. They are recommended by the military community and loved by former grunts. You can’t go wrong with them. Whatever you choose, you cannot go wrong as it’s the thought that counts. Your Marine will love you, knowing that you cared enough to take enough time to find a thoughtful gift for them.