Retirement for a military member can happen after a few years or twenty years. This means that the gifts for an Air Force member can vary greatly. It might be mountain gear for a 30-year old retiree or a Netflix subscription for a 60-year old retiree. However, some of these gifts are great for retirees of any age. Let’s take a closer look at Air Force retirement gifts.
You can’t go wrong with insignia gifts. Military retirees take pride in the fact that they served our country – as they should. You can find a variety of gifts featuring the Air Force logo. It might be a blanket, jewelry, money clip, clock, watches… The list goes on and on. On Amazon, you can find literally hundreds of gifts featuring the Air Force logo. Here are a few Insignia Gifts that you could use as an Air Force Retirement Gift.
AIR FORCE VINTAGE BASIC TSHIRT – LGAIR FORCE Decal Truck Bumper Window Vinyl StickerGun Bullet Shell Casings Shaped Rare Model Air Force Jet Airplane Military GiftUS Air Force Official License Structured Front Side Back Visor Embroidered Hat Cap (One Size, Khaki Name)Snake Eye Tactical US AIR Force Rescue Folding Knife w/ Led Light AttachedCore Values – U.S. Air Force Challenge CoinAllied Frame United States Air Force Executive Desktop BoxAir Force: An Illustrated HistoryAlex and Ani U.S. Air Force Charm Bangle Bar BraceletAIR FORCE REFLECTIVE PT TSHIRT – XL
There’s a subscription service for everyone. Whether the retiree loves to read, watch movies, play video games, or do projects, there’s something he’ll love. For example, you might get a GameFly subscription for the retiree that loves to play video games or a Kindle Unlimited subscription if he loves to read. Think about what he loves to do in his pastime and choose a subscription service that matches.
Another great idea is sports equipment. Young retirees may love more exciting sports, like mountain climbing or scuba diving, while older retirees may love golf and fishing. Find out which sports he loves and choose equipment for that sport. If you’re not sure what to buy, ask someone who loves the sport.
Air Forces Monthly (August 2012, # 293)Cheerwing Syma X5SW-V3 FPV Explorers2 2.4Ghz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Headless Quadcopter Drone UFO with HD Wifi Camera (White)Sports IllustratedLiberty Bottleworks Air Force Sport Water Bottle, Naked, 32-OunceHot-Z Golf US Military Air Force Stand Bag
Most people have a hobby. It might be woodworking, brewing beer, or collecting guns. Find out what his hobby is and get items that will allow him to work on it. For example, you might buy a gun cleaning kit or more bottles for his beer kit.
Bucket List Journal
Last, but not least, a bucket list journal is such a fun idea. These journals make it easy to create a bucket list and then work towards checking off the items. This is an excellent gift for older retirees. An alternative for younger retirees is to choose a leather bound journal. It’s a nice gift that will work for just about anyone.
If you know an Air Force member that’s retiring. There are a number of great gifts to choose from. Whether it’s a bucket list journal or hobby supplies, you can’t go wrong with these gifts.