47 Gifts For Marines Graduating Boot Camp
1. Brave Soldiers 3D Pop Up Greeting Card
This pop up greeting card will quickly become a favorite. It’s made of 250g hollow-carved single-layer paper and the cover is 300g artistic iridescent paper. The inside reads, “Dear Dad, You were there for us when we needed you most. We are forever grateful for your love and support. We wish you a long life full of happiness and joy! Your heroic family”.
2. Personalized Wallet
A personalized gift is always a special gift. This wallet is engraved with meaningful words and will not fade or wear over time. To make this extra special, you can add initials to the back of the card holders.
3. Crucible Challenge Coin
For over 100 years, the yellow footprints have been a symbol of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. On this challenge coin, you’ll see those footprints superimposed on an eagle with wings spread, above an anchor. This is the logo for the entire base as well as Parris Island and San Diego. A perfect gift for any U.S. Marine or military personnel who has or will be at those locations!
4. Personalized Wallet Card
These card holder inserts are made to hold the cards that you would usually keep in your wallet. This is a great way to give your son something he can use every day, and it allows him to keep the sentimental value of the cards close to his heart.
5. “My Heart Is Where His Boots Are” Deployment Keychain
This adorable keychain will remind your husband that your heart is always with him, wherever he goes. Made of stainless steel, it is a great way to let him know you are proud of his service and sacrifice.
6. Phone Dump Socks
These hilarious gamer socks make a great gift for that 12-year-old boy who is also a video game fanatic. The socks come in three colors and have the catch phrase “Do Not Disturb.” There are many interpretations to this phrase, but these funny socks are sure to get lots of laughs!
7. Mom Jewelry
These words perfectly illustrate the love and blessings of a great mother for her son. Mothers believe that every child is born with an angel, and they try to protect and nurture this little soul. These angels live in the hearts of all mothers. To My Son I Want You To Believe is a gift designed to remind parents that their children are capable of achieving anything they set their minds to.
10. To My Son Pocket Watch
A beautiful gift to give a son. This pocket watch is engraved with a special message of love for your son, and the timepiece itself is incredibly durable and water-resistant. A great 20th birthday gift idea!
11. Marine Corps Gift Set
Nothing says I love you like a gift set full of military memorabilia! This USMC challenge coin giftset features the iconic USMC logo and is an incredible way to show your marine that you love him or her no matter where they are stationed. A great graduation gift idea for those about to graduate from boot camp, MCRD (Marine Corps Recruit Depot), or OCS (Officer Candidate School).
12. Marine Sundial Compass
A beautifully crafted wooden sundial compass in a nautical gift box. This compass features large, easy-to-read Arabic numerals on the face and has an adjustable nylon strap for wearing it around your neck or hanging it from your car window. A great way to help them find their bearings when out sailing!
13. Tactical Pen
The TakeFlight Tactical pen is designed to be the ultimate multi-tool. This thing has everything you need to get out of any situation. It’s compact, lightweight, and made from aircraft-grade aluminum. The best survival tool you can have with you at all times!
14. United States Army Medal
This 3/4 inch United States Armed Forces custom engraved sterling silver military award represents all military branches of the United states. The unique design allows it to be easily personalized, which is perfect for the distinguished gentleman that prefers a hands-on approach to gift giving.
15. At Least You’ll Get a Good Sweat
Help them get in shape and have fun doing it with this military-grade HIIT fitness game! The game was designed by an Army sergeant to help soldiers stay active while deployed from their families. It incorporates high intensity intervals into various activities like jumping rope, push-ups, squats, and more.
16. Vegan Leather Keychain
This is a really thoughtful gift for any vegan who works at a place where leather items are worn. This key chain makes a great reminder that he or she is not an animal, but rather part of the team!
17. 11-in-1 Survival Tool
A nice gift for manly men who are interested in adventure, or boys who are prepping for camping trips. Also a great gift for Boy Scouts! It is a all multi-toolkit that’s also cheap enough to buy several for your car, backpack, office desk, etc.
18. Thank You Nurse Sign
Nurses are the most selfless and heroic group of people. This wooden sign celebrates all nurses everywhere, from the RN to the aide, and everything in between. It is a perfect gift for nursing students or new nursing school graduates.
19. Marines T-Shirt
‘Marine Corps, since 1775.’ That's printed on this t-shirt, and for good reason: The U.S. Marine Corps is the oldest military unit in the country’s history! This 100% cotton shirt is available in sizes small-5XL. If your dad is a marine or loves the marines, then this makes a great gift!
20. Motivational Card for Him
This card is designed to help him get through those rough times when he needs a little pick me up. It’s a great birthday gift as well as any other day that he might need an extra push in the right direction.
With the message of “She Believed She Could So She Did” print on the front, this tumbler is a great way to remind women and females of their inherent value and power, especially in these difficult times. This makes a perfect birthday gift for the badass feminist in your life!
22. Be Badass Keychain
Conquer your fears with this badass keychain. It’s engraved with words of encouragement to help you be the best version of yourself (and maybe even become a marine!).
23. Military Challenge Coin
These USProud coins are a great way to show support for the military, past or present, and their families. Also, these coins come in a beautiful display case which makes this gift idea even more special.
24. Stainless Steel Bracelet
These high-quality, stainless steel bracelets are made to last and make a unique gift for your teenage son! Choose from different designs featuring encouraging words or inspirational quotes.
25. Bike Greeting Card Scarf
This card scarf is made from ultra-soft velvet paper that’s been processed to turn it into a scarves, so you can fold it up and tuck it away when not being used. The greeting on the scarf reads “Live your best life now.”
26. We Are So Proud Of You Banner
This 8 x 6 inch card stock banner is printed with shiny gold foil on a black card stock background and says, “We are so proud of you”. This will be the perfect addition to your grads room!
27. Oath of Enlistment Personalized Cutting Board
The 4×12 foot cutting board is made from a single piece of wood that has been hand-cut, sanded, and laser engraved with your personal message. This premium gift can be used as a serving platter or display piece and can be personalized in several ways: by adding family names, military members’ ranks, or unit insignia; having the name of your high school, hometown, or future home base (or even wedding date) added to the bottom; or substituting the national anthem for God Save The Queen when you enlist!
28. Personalized Slate Plaque
Made in the USA by traditional wood-cutting methods, this personalized slate plaque is a perfect gift for a loved one serving our country. This slate sign can be customized with the new bride and groom’s first names as well as their last name to make an extra special gift.
29. Tassel Toppers Graduation Cap
These tassel toppers are perfect for a future marine’s graduation ceremony. Each topper is handmade by a US veteran and comes individually packaged in an organza bag with polka dot tissue paper. Also, each cap includes a personalized gift card that says “To a life of service, Semper Fi! – A Friend”.
30. Manhattan Beach Luggage Tag
The classic, durable soft shell luggage tag makes a great gift for that frequent flier who needs to track their bags. Comes in 4 colors and can be personalized with an optional monogram.
31. USMC T-Shirt
These t-shirts make great gifts for that Marine in your life who is currently serving or has served! These t-shirts are comfortable, lightweight, and 100% cotton. The designs are screen printed with a high quality ink making the designs very vibrant and not faded after being washed like other similar products on the market!
32. What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger T-Shirt
Does your dad love the Marine Corps and fitness? This t-shirt will fit the bill. Made by Fanciü, it comes in five sizes and several colors.
33. Parris Island Challenge Coin
Another special gift for a graduation. These coins are officially licensed by the Marine Corps Recruit Depot and challenge Coin Minted! Made of fine silver, these coins are perfect as a gift or on their own as a display piece.
34. A U.S. Marine Corps Slim Wallet
This wallet is small enough to be considered a minimalist wallet, holds up to 8 credit cards, and features an engraving of the United States Marine Corps logo. Made from high-quality genuine leather with durable metal hardware, it makes a great addition to any man’s accessories.
35. I Want You to Believe Deep in Your Heart I Love You Dad Dog Tag
These stainless steel tags come with three chain options and an 18-inch stainless steel ball chain for that extra polish. In addition, you’ll receive a 24-inch stainless steel curb chain as well as a 36-inch black nylon collar with D-ring so he can wear it around his neck when he goes running or to the gym.
36. Navy Mom Bracelet
Show your pride for the United States of America’s armed forces with this navy mom bracelet. This stainless steel infinity bracelet features a rotating leather cord that will accommodate most sizes. A great gift idea for mom to wear to show her love and support for all military personnel!
38. Offended You T-Shirt
If his sense of humor is nerdy, then this ‘Offended You” t-shirt will perfectly capture his dry wit and sardonic wit. If he likes to keep it simple, then a classic t-shirt will do the job.
If there’s one thing our grandkids are going to remember about us, it’s that we were obsessed with cassette tapes. We spent hours and hours listening to the Tony Robbins Power of Self CD, so imagine our delight when we discovered a retro gift idea for grandparents: cassette tapes as graphic novels! This Never Forget t-shirt has an awesome storyarc about two old geezers who discover an old tape recorder and spend the day reminiscing about their lives. It’s the perfect shirt for any grandparent who loves vintage humor!
40. When This Virus is Over 2021 Graphic Novelty T-Shirt
Finally, a way to share your frustration with the modern dating scene! The cheeky slogan on this hilarious t-shirt comes from a real survey conducted by OnePoll in Australia. Nearly half of all respondents said that “too many people are looking for love online” and that they wished there was an “OFFLINE mode” available to romance hunters.
41. Military Dog Tag
This stainless steel military dog tag is engraved with a unique design showing the United States Marine Corps globe and anchor. The back of the tag reads “Joshua 1:9” and “Psalm 23:4”, a prayer said by all soldiers. This would make an amazing gift for any service member or military family member!
42. Prayer Dog Tag Necklace
This is a perfect gift for that marine who’s going to boot camp. It shows his love and support while he’s away, and it reminds him of his faith while he carries it with him throughout the rest of his life. This necklace comes already packaged in an attractive presentation box, ready for giving.
43. Armed Forces T-Shirt
Show off your pride for the United States Military with this vintage-looking t-shirt. 100% Cotton and available in several colors, including Digital Camo. Made by AFGEE - American flag graphic displayed on front; “Armed Forces Gear” logo printed on back above “The Few The Proud Vintage Faded Style Code: 53913 AVAILABLE IN STORE ONLY”.
45. USMC Mom Bracelet
This cute bracelet is made to celebrate all the mamas of the United States Marine Corps. It’s a beautiful bracelet and a great way to show support for our military, moms, and girls everywhere.
46. LED Tactical Pen
Use this pen to write with confidence even in the dark. Equipped with a bright LED light, it provides illumination for your writing and reading in low-light conditions. It also has a powerful side pin-point flashlight that can be turned on by pressing the button located on the end of the clip. The tactical pen is constructed from lightweight yet durable aircraft grade aluminum which makes it feel comfortable in hand and gives you the feeling of security when using it.