33 Best Gifts for Marines

Whatever they are into, this extensive list has something perfect for the special marine in your life!

Great Gifts for Marines

Rapid Dominance Marines Cap

Rapiddominance Marines Back to The Basics Cap, MCU

The Marines Cap is a really wonderful present for a marine to receive as a gift. It is something that they would be able to wear on a daily basis. This cap is 100% cotton and there is a hook & loop closure. It has an official licensed military logo so it clearly shows off their profession. A cap is perfect for use indoors or outdoors which is perfect as sometimes the marine has to be outside in the rain or strong sunshine.

USMC Car Door Logo Light

The USMC Marines Logo Light is a 2 piece set of welcome lights which are packed in a beautiful box with a clear projection. This wonderful and unique gift will completely reflect their pride in being a marine and the amazing history of the United States. They will be able to show their proud patriotic feelings anytime and anywhere! There is no drilling needed, just the 3m adhesive sticker.

The pattern is very clear and bright as the latest high-definition technology is used, their car will be made really individual.  The US Marine door light logo can be installed in both left and right doors. It will light up when you open the door and turn off once you close the door. Therefore, this makes a really cool gift.!

US MarinesGraphic Long Sleeve

US Marines Two Tone Logo Graphic Long Sleeve Officially Licensed T Shirt Navy Medium

The US Marines T-Shirt is a really comfortable clothing item that a marine can wear on a daily basis. It is one of the official USMC licensed products and is made in the US. The material is of a fantastic quality heavyweight durable cotton with some polyester. The ink is also very high quality so it can be washed and worn again and again. This makes a perfect gift if you do not know specially what the marine would like to receive – everyone could use an extra sweater hanging up in their closet!

Double Wall Insulated Travel Mug

30 oz USMC Coffee Travel Mug | Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Coffee Tumbler | Stainless Steel Coffee Mug With Lid & Straw

This Insulated Travel Mug is laser engraved with two of the Corps’ most sacred images – the EGA and the Raising of the Flag on Iwo Jima. This is a really fantastic travel mug for keeping cold drinks cold, like water or juice, for up to 24 hours. Also, you can keep hot drinks hot, like tea or coffee for up to 6 hours.

Therefore, it is perfect for taking out and about on trips! It can also be used by the whole family so it is a fantastic kitchen essential. It is built from pro-grade stainless steel and finished in durable matte black. The double-wall vacuum insulation eliminates condensation.

USMC Bullet Shot Glass

USMC Real Solid Projectile 308 Marine Corps Bullet Shot Glass – Hand Blown Glasses – Gift for Marines

The USMC Bullet Shot Glass is an officially licensed USMC bullet shot glass. The marine will be able to display their Marine Corps pride with this USMC shot glass featuring a real bullet. This bullet glass features the Marine Corps emblem, the Eagle, Globe & Anchor on the front. The marine will be able to enjoy their favorite scotch, bourbon, or whiskey in a shot glass with a bullet.

This glass features a solid copper bullet that showcases pride and durability with hand-blown glass construction. Each glass is free from lead residue and gun powder so it is 100% safe. This makes a really wonderful gift for a marine.

OORAH! Wood Block Sign

OORAH Wood Sign. United States Marine Corps Gifts for Men or Women. USMC Official Licensed Decorative Plaque Measures 3.5

The OORAh! Block Sign is a nod to a battle cry that is common in the United States Marine Corps and has been since the mid-20th century. The design is printed on strong wood which allows the features and grain to remain visible. It is very easy to hang on the wall as the keyhole slot allows for quick mounting of plaque on any wall.

The size is 3.5 in. x 12 in. The sign can also stand very freely on a desk, shelf, kitchen counter, coffee table, anywhere in the home or office. It is also really unique and something that they won’t be expecting. Therefore, this makes a really cool present for a marine!

USMC Tumbler Mug

20oz Insulated USMC Tumbler-Double-Walled Stainless Steel Marine Corps travel Cup- Durable & Leakproof - Disabled USMC Veteran Owned SMALL Business

The USMC Tumbler features one of the corps’ most sacred images – the EGA. Built from pro-grade stainless steel and finished in durable matte black. There is a double-wall vacuum insulation that eliminates condensation so it will stay healthy for a long time. This makes a really useful gift.

You can hand wash this cup for a long-lasting black matte finish. The tumbler also fits in standard cup holders and keeps the beverage cold for up to 24 hours or hot drinks hot for up to 6 hours. A marine can use this tumbler every day so it is a fantastic present.

USMC Marine Cards

USMC Black & Silver Foil Metallic Marine Corps Playing Cards

The Marine Playing Cards is a really fun present for a marine corps! They will be able to show off their Marine Corps pride on game night with these professional quality metallic USMC playing cards. The cards are black and silver-coated playing cards that feature the USMC logo in a metallic foil finish on the back. These cards provide lots of fun and entertainment that the marine can enjoy with their friends or family in their free time. Therefore, this makes an excellent present for the marine in your life!

Resistance Bands Set

Exercise Bands Resistance Bands Set with Bigger Handles and Bag, Upgraded Workout Bands with More Resistance for Women and Men (Black red Yellow Green Blue)

This Resistance Bands Set present is perfect for any busy marine who wants to keep fit in their spare time or use this equipment to make training sessions more fun. The set consists of 5 resistance bands: black (30 lbs), blue (25 lbs), red (20 lbs), green (15 lbs), and yellow (10 lbs). Whether they are a beginner or more of an expert exercise enthusiast who is looking for a more effective workout to do, this versatile set will assist them to get faster and more effective results!

With new equipment comes new motivation to keep fit and work out. Every marine will thrive off of this and come back to using it again and again. This is a really wonderful present for a marine to receive from a friend or family member. Maybe everyone can join in the fun as well!

Cakcity Digital Watch

CakCity Digital Sport Watches for Men Waterproof 100M Wrist Watches with Alarm Stopwatch LED Large Display Black - Upgraded Version

This Digital Watch is a practical and fashionable gift for a busy marine!  They may have a jam-packed schedule and need to be on time for everything. This sporty dial design has a military style outlook. It is easy to read as it has a large face and large numbers. It also has a backlight that shows the time even in the dark so it is very practical.

This watch may appeal to basketball coaches because it is shock-resistant and also has a stopwatch feature. Therefore it is particularly useful for sports such as running, climbing or fishing. Another special feature is that this watch is water-resistant so if it is worn while swimming then that is fine! This makes a really wonderful gift.

U.S. Marine Corps Leather Wallet

Mitchell Proffitt Officially Licensed U.S. Marine Corps Leather Wallet - Trifold with RFID Protection, Black, One Size

The Marine Leather Wallet is officially licensed by the USMC. The trifold design is very easy to use. It is nice and compact to fit everything in and it is comfortable to carry around all day. The credit card, ID and bill slots are ideal for quick access. RFID Protected wallets such as these are designed to help insulate from electronic pickpocketing, called RFID skimming. This makes an excellent present for a marine that is useful for everyday use!

Tritan Water Bottle

Pogo BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottle with Chug Lid, Grey, 32 oz

This Tritan Water Bottle is compact and portable, so it makes an ideal present for marine! The chug-style lid design is leakproof and features a soft-touch carry loop for easy transportation. It is perfect for a marine’s lunchbox or bag and can fit into a cup holder in the car on the go.

It is easy to take care of as the silicone soft straw removes for easy cleaning and it is dishwasher safe. This bottle is also perfectly sized with a 40-ounce capacity to quench all thirst. It is a very durable water bottle and ideal for storing a variety of different cold beverages. A busy marine would definitely appreciate this gift.

Pudolla Athletic Pants 

Pudolla Men's Workout Athletic Pants Elastic Waist Jogging Running Pants for Men with Zipper Pockets (Dark Grey Large)

Every active marine needs the perfect pair of Athletic Pants to move around easily while they are on the go, or even while relaxing at home. These Pudolla ones are very stretchy and comfy with lots of free movement. They also have a drawstring closure for a personalized fit and to keep comfortable on any occasion.

These dry-fit hiking pants can remove moisture from your body which provides lightweight comfort and cool feeling. A marine will definitely get a lot of wear out of these sports pants regularly!

Marine Engraved Slim Wallet

The Marine Corps Slim Wallet is made by a prestigious veteran-owned business. This genuine leather slim wallet is handmade, slim, and engraved. The wallet has a spot for your ID card, several pockets for credit cards, as well as a place for your cash! It comes in a very nice box for a beautiful presentation. You could even add in a voucher or a few dollars to make this gift even more exciting! This makes for a very useful and special gift for a marine.

Blackview Smart Watch

Blackview Fitness Tracker, Fitness Watch with Blood Oxygen/Heart Rate/Sleep Monitor, 1.85

A Smart Watch is the ultimate useful present that a marine will absolutely love. It has a large touch screen that displays their sports data very clearly and in a way that is easy to understand so that they can keep track of their health, which will, in turn, motivate them to become fitter! The features include control of what music is playing and even stress training. Therefore, it is more than just a health tracker to track your steps and calories burned but a lifestyle companion. 

As it includes a lot of health information, it will also encourage them to keep fit as they will have clear numbers to track progress and motivate them to keep going. This really is a special present with a lot of potentials that they will get so much use out of on a daily basis as they are very busy!

Military Award Shadow Box

The Military Award Shadow Box is a wonderful present that will fill a marine will lot of pride and patriotism. There is space for a 3×5 flag and plenty of space for all of their medals. This makes a wonderful addition to the décor at home or in an office. It will definitely be admired by all of those who see it! This is a great present idea if you have a marine in your family.

Palm Beach Marines Necklace

PalmBeach Yellow Gold-Plated Marines Pendant (25mm) with 20 inch Chain

The Marines Necklace is a 14k gold-plated that included a gold-plated chain. This makes a great gift because it is a gift of huge sentimental value. It also signifies a lot of pride in the marine’s job. It is a wonderful gift idea for a close friend, partner, or other family members to give the marine for a special occasion, such as a significant birthday.

UV Light Box for Cleaning 

This UV Cleaning Box is a fun gadget that a marine will enjoy using! They are often very busy and take their phone out and about so it is important to keep it super clean as well. It uses ultraviolet light to clean cell phones, face masks, toys, baby pacifiers, earbuds, glasses, or anything else small. It is effective within just a few minutes of ultraviolet ray exposure. Therefore, it is fast and efficient enough for simple daily use.

It is also very easy to use, you just need to press one button to get it started. It’s also charged by a USB cable which is very convenient to keep charging and using. This is quite an unusual present that they may not be expecting but they will have lots of uses for it so it makes a good and nifty present!

Allied Mini Tool Set

Mini Tool Set, 25 pc Tool Kit, Precision Screwdriver Set, Long Reach Tweezers, Needle Nose Pliers, Sockets with Driver Handle and Interchangeable Bits

This Mini Tool Kit is perfect for small projects that require some handy little tools and this could be useful to keep in a backpack for work! It is very light and small so it is useful and convenient to keep around the house and get out as needed.

This would be a great present to get for the marine even if they already have a regular tool kit. This one is much more useful to have in a kitchen drawer for easy access and has everything that they need for everyday mini DIY issues around the house. Therefore, this makes a really great gift for a marine!

3 in 1 Charging Station

WAITIEE Wireless Charger 3 in 1, 15W Fast Charging Station for Apple Watch 9/8/Ultra 2/Ultra/SE/7/6/5/4/3/2, for AirPods 3/2/1/Pro/Pro 2, for iPhone 15/14/13 /Plus/Pro/Pro Max/12/11/X/Xr/XS/8 (Black)

Marines are busy! They need to get up on time and be super organized every single day. This Wireless Charger is a fantastic present! It consists of a phone charger with an air pod and watch stand. This is a great gift for a marine who is really into gadgets and wants to keep everything organized and tidy in his bedroom.

It sits nicely on his nightstand or desk. The silicone tray holds an iWatch for time viewing or alarm while preventing it from falling off or scratching. It is a gift that screams luxury as well as practicality. 

Ember Smart Mug

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2, 10 Oz, App-Controlled Heated Coffee Mug with 80 Min Battery Life and Improved Design, White

The Ember Smart Mug is a fun present for a marine who likes gadgets and coffee! With this smart mug, they will be able to control the temperature of the drink with just their smartphone. No more arguing over whose turn it is to boil the kettle as they will be able to have their own drink! The battery life keeps the drink hot for up to 1.5 hours on a single charge or all day on the included newly redesigned charging coaster. This is a practical, yet very exciting, gift for a marine to receive.

ArcEnCiel Messenger Bag

ArcEnCiel Tactical Messenger Bag Men MOLLE Sling Pack Briefcase Gear Handbags Utility Carry Satchel (Black)

The Tactical Messenger Bag is an excellent present for a busy marine who travels to work and needs to bring all their daily essentials with them. It can be used as a handbag briefcase or a tactical sling bag with an adjustable shoulder strap. The rucksack contains multiple dividers for easy organization of all their items. It is versatile for multiple purposes, such as for work or even for an overnight stay somewhere.

There are 5 amazingly functional pockets in different sizes that are sufficient to meet your basic needs. The zippered main pocket with a flap can carry a 12″ laptop, an iPad, A4 magazines, water bottles, etc. The two pockets on the front are easy to get to and good for holding small frequently used items like keys and tissues. The zippered pocket at the front can be used to hold a cell phone, wallet or small tools. This is a very useful and practical present!

Marine Corps T-Shirt


This cool USMC T-Shirt is a really good present idea. It has been officially licensed by the marine corps and so this would make a wonderful gift for a marine that they will definitely appreciate. If you are a good friend or family member then look no further. The material is cotton and it is very breathable as well as machine washable. This gift is the perfect balance between great quality and a decent price.

Lavemi Leather Ratchet Belt

Lavemi Men's Real Leather Ratchet Dress Casual Belt, Cut to Exact Fit,Elegant Gift Box(55-44371 44

This Leather Belt is a classy present for a marine. It will become a staple accessory for everyday outfits, whether they are for more formal work attire or casual jeans. The length of the belt can be personalized to their exact size and you can also choose from the many different color options as to which one they would like the best.

The buckle is very simple and smooth to use. You just need to slide the belt into the buckle and pull the belt through, the buckle simply auto-locks the belt. To make this gift extra special it even comes in a lovely gift box so it will look like a well-thought-through present. A marine will absolutely love this elegantly designed belt!

USMC Red Ball Point Pen 

United States Marine Corps Heavy Metal Red Ball Point Pen and Gift Box by TreasureGurus, LLC

The US Marine Corps Pen is a truly unique and moving gift for the special Marine Service member in your life. This heavy-weight metal red pen is crafted from the finest metal materials and features an easy glide ball point writing setting. The pen comes inside a commemorative gift box that is emblazoned with the symbol of the United States Marine Corp. The USMC pen measures 5 1/2″ long, 1/2″ wide, and 1/4″ deep, and it weighs about 8 ounces. The marine would be able to use this pen daily for all of their writing needs.

Mantra Agility Speed Ladder

Soccer Training Equipment Agility Ladder Set, Sports Speed & Agility Training Equipment Kit with Cones & Drills, Speed Training Ladder for Footwork, Football Training Equipment

This Agility Speed Ladder is the present to get for a marine who is into keeping fit or wants to try and get fitter! They may want to add fun & variety to their cardio workout. Maybe they have no experience in fitness, if so this ladder will get them motivated in no time!

The aim of it is to get fit and even improve skills in team sports that require speed, quickness of feet & alertness.  They will also be able to train anywhere as it is so portable. To use it the marine just needs to lay each heavy-duty nylon strap parallel to each other & adjust the 12 rungs to their preference. This makes a really cool gift to give them, and maybe one that they won’t be expecting!

USMC Face Mask

USMC United States Ma-ri-ne Camo Men Women Face Mask 3PC with 6 Filter Reusable Adjustable Face Cover Washable Balaclava Made in USA

A fantastic present for a marine is a USMC Face Mask especially in these current times a face covering is a must so it might as well reflect their marine pride! The material is 100% polyester fiber. It is comfortable to wear as it is close to the chin and jaw. Fortunately, it filters pollution particles and brings in the fresh air.  It is reusable and can easily be washed by hand. Plus, it’s a three-pack so they’ll be ready for anything. This makes a great gift!

Champion Crew Socks

Champion Men's Double Dry Moisture Wicking Ankle Socks 6, 8, 12 Packs Availabe, White/Grey/Black-6 Pack, 6-12

The Champion Crew Socks is a very practical present for a marine. Nevertheless, they will sure be happy that they won’t have to be buying more socks! These socks have a perfect thickness and height so they are very comfortable to wear. They can also be washed again and again so they are very durable. This is a great present idea from a family member to their marine relative.

Marines Emblem Metal Sign

Tags America United States Marines Emblem Metal Sign - US Marine Corps USMC Logo, 12 Inch Round Wall Decor

This Marines Sign is a very patriotic present for a marine! It is very durable as it is embossed for added rigidity and strength. Fortunately (and importantly), it is rust-free as well, recycled aluminum does not rust. It is very long-lasting as automotive grade paint will resist fading for up to 8 years, so the marine can enjoy this emblem for a long time to come.

It is very easy to mount as there are two pre-drilled holes that make it suitable for hanging somewhere indoors or outdoors, therefore it is really versatile. This makes a wonderful gift for a marine that they will treasure.

All-Weather Top Spiral Notebooks

Rite In The Rain Weatherproof Top Spiral Notebook, 4

The All-Weather Spiral Notebooks is 100 practical pages for a marine. Amazingly, it is weatherproof paper that will be useful in all sorts of weather conditions. It will repel water, sweat, grease, mud, and even survive the accidental laundry mishap. It is also tough impact-resistant so it won’t lose it any of its shape in your back pocket or backpack.

Unlike a standard spiral notebook, Wire-O keeps the open pages aligned and intact. With this notebook, you can even write in the rain with a standard pencil and al the notes will stay intact. This present will be really appreciated by a marine. 

The Marine DVD

Any marine needs some time to relax in front of a movie! The Marine is a fun movie that they can watch alone or it is appropriate for the whole family. It is a 2006 American action comedy film that stars the professional wrestler John Cena in his acting debut. The story is about a group of diamond thieves on the run that kidnaps the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. A marine would really love to receive this as a gift.

USMC Sweatshirt

Soffe USMC Men's PT Sweatshirt Semper Fi Olive Drab With EGA (XLarge)

This USMC Sweatshirt is a fantastic present for a marine! They will definitely get lots of use out of it either at work or whilst relaxing on their days off. This is because this sweatshirt meets performance certification and dress code compliance for being in the marines. It is so comfortable and perfect for everyday wear. What makes it extra special is that it is USMC certified so they can proudly show off their profession! It is easy to wash in the machine and keep clean which is another plus. This makes a really great present for a marine!

Nike Legend Sneakers

Nike Legend Trainer Men's Training/Running Shoes (9, Black/Metallic Silver-White)

All marines want to look good – including when they are working out! These Nike Sneakers will help them to do just that. They are made of very high-quality foam for lightweight cushioning and stability. They have modern flywire-technology meaning that the cables integrated with laces offer lateral stability.

Overall, these shoes make a wonderful present for an energetic marine. They will even encourage them to practice more sport, such as running or cycling. Having a good pair of running shoes makes it a lot easier and, more importantly, minimizes the chances of getting injured while exercising which is absolutely crucial.

How We Selected Gifts for Marines

Needs and Necessities

Sometimes it is difficult to know what to buy for a marine. They are likely to already have most things that they practically need but also do not have a lot of free time to enjoy their hobbies and interests. Some practical presents that they may not have thought of are comfortable clothes that are not too informal, such as athletic pants or sweaters. They may also like something to store their food and drink in when they have a busy day, like a hot drinks tumbler or a lunch box to keep their food fresh.

Price Points

When considering what you want to buy a marine as a gift, the first thing to think about is how much you would like to spend on a present for them. If you do not know them too well then maybe you would like to buy a smaller gift that is cheaper, such as a some novelty car lights or socks. That shows that you still care, even if you don’t want to completely splurge. If you know them better maybe you want to spend a little more money on them! In this case, a good present might be a useful tool or decorative home piece, or even a cool new gadget!

FAQs – Gifts for Marines

What should I get my marine boyfriend?

A good present to get your marine boyfriend could be a sweet picture frame with a picture of you both for them to keep with them if they are going away for work. They might like something practical such as a wallet or a tool set. Another great present idea is some Marine Corps Playing Cards. Have a think about his favorite pastimes, such as his favorite DVD or book.

What do you get someone in the military?

Someone in the military would really love to receive a durable coffee tumbler for their daily coffee needs! They can take it everywhere with them or simply enjoy it at home. Another gift idea for your service member is an expansion of this by giving them the ultimate coffee bundle gift! This could be by adding a bag or two of coffee with their tumbler. Other ideas are a watch, a tool set, stylish sunglasses, a strong water bottle, combat boots, or a simple but useful pair of socks for everyday use!

What is a small gift idea for a marine?

If you just want to get a simple gift of gratitude for the marine in your life then here are a few ideas. They would love something like a mug or some of their favorite snacks, such as chocolate or nuts. Another idea is a bottle of wine or a hot beverage such as tea or coffee. It’s always a good idea to get them something that they can enjoy in their spare time, such as a voucher for their favorite restaurant or coffee shop so that they can really enjoy their time off and share it with their family or friends. Along the same lines, you could consider their favorite book or magazine, or buy them a subscription!

Jason Collins

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Now, living in Las Vegas. Freelance writer and world traveler. My interests include Pink Floyd and Lemony Snicket.