8 Unique Gifts for Veterans

Although their active service may have ended years ago, a veteran’s memories of and fondness for their years
of duty often remain strong. In honor of Veterans Day on November 11th, we’ve collected eight unique gifts that your veteran is sure to love!

Vintage War Poster1. Vintage War Propaganda Poster

Combine beautiful graphics with stirring slogans, you’ll bring back memories of times goneby with these attractive prints. And at only $8 each, you’ll have plenty of extra money to buy a nice frame to showcase it.

 

 

Veteran Pen2. Gold Dollar and Combat Uniform Army Pen

Ready to splurge on a gift that can be used on a daily basis? This handmade writing pen features a one-of-a-kind kind Army Combat Uniform (actually worn in Afghanistan) cast in resin, inlayed with a gold Sacagawea dollar.

 

 

Veteran Tie Clip3. Branch-Specific Tie Clasp

A subtle reminder of your veteran’s service, this brushed silver tie clasp is perfect for formal occasions, Sunday services, or even everyday wear.

 

 

Wounded Warrior Bracelet4. Wounded Warrior Project Keychain or Bracelet

The company Survival Straps creates items out of paracord and offers a selection featuring the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) logo. Every time you purchase a product from the collection, Survival Straps will donate one to WWP, letting you help other veterans with your gift.

 

Veteran Coat Hangers5. Personalized Coat Hangers

Perfect for dress blues, nicest dress clothes, or even a wedding dress, these hangers are made from bamboo an birch and can be engraved with the insignia of your choice.

 

 

WWII Veteran Baseball Cap6. WWII Baseball Cap

Even if you can’t make it to the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, you can still connect your veteran with one of its very popular Veteran ball caps. In addition, you can choose from a wide range of more-specific caps, featuring logos from aviation and different branches of service.

 

American Flag Necklace

7. Veteran Bracelet Charm

If you’re shopping for a female veteran, these silver bead charms are perfect for the popular bead charm bracelets on the market today. Choose from USMC, Navy, USAF, or an American flag.

 

 

Korea Veteran Car Magnet8. Car Magnet

An easy way to show pride in previous service, without the messy stickiness of traditional bumper stickers. These small, oval magnets showcase the flag of the country of service, with a wide range of locations and campaigns available.

What gift will you choose? Let us know in the comments!

Megan Hammons lives in the Central Texas countryside just outside of Austin, pursuing her love for copywriting after a career in high-tech marketing. She is part of a large, diverse family and enjoys spending time with the multiple generations living in her community.

2 Comments

  1. Rachel July 26, 2016 Reply

    I love the idea of getting them a branch-specific gift. It makes it much more personalized, and I am sure they would really appreciate the fact that a loved one went through the trouble to get it personalized! I love all of these ideas, thanks for sharing!

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