Father’s Day Gifts for Military Dads
Father’s Day is the third Sunday of June and that’s just around the corner! In fact, this year it’s June 16th. Everyone wants to show the dads in their life, (especially our Military Dads) a little appreciation on Father’s Day, but finding the perfect gift doesn’t have to break the bank either. The rush from giving and receiving material gifts can be fleeting, especially when it’s just another tie or coffee cup.
However, There’s no need to stress, Her Money Moves has got you covered. Read on to learn more about the coolest gift ideas for Military Dads that will beat out that boring, old necktie any day. Bonus, these gifts are all under $30 dollars too!
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Cool Father’s Day Gifts for Military Dads – All Under $30!
Dad can chill his hot beverages in a flash without diluting his drink of choice. Grab Dad a HyperChiller and he can quickly make himself an iced coffee for his daily commute or chill down his favorite spirit without melted ice ruining it.
Cheers to our Military Dads! Upcycled from repurposed ammo and artillery shells, this 11 oz whiskey glass from the father and son team at BenShotis entirely handmade in the USA. It’s a unique surprise, especially for military dads.
Upgrade Dad’s stock Apple Watchband with a military-inspired paracord band. The cord is over 3 times stronger than a standard nylon cord and has reflective stripping woven in for better visibility at night. The band comes in several colors so military dads can match it correctly to their uniform.
Outdoorsmen, hunters, and always prepared military dads will love these tactical knives that come in handy in a pinch.
This multifunctional tool comes with a sharp blade, magnetic removable LED light, magnesium fire starter, emergency glass window punch, and seatbelt cutter. It’s the perfect tool to be prepared for outdoor adventures, emergencies, or just cutting open all those PCS boxes.
Custom Footprint Art
Footprint and handprint art from your little ones is always a cute gift idea. If your little ones are still little, what better way than to memorialize their cuteness for Dad?
However, if you’re like me and lack the time, talent, and patience to dip your toddler’s foot in paint, Esty shops can save the day. I love Esty Shop, PitterPatterPrint’s take on keepsake art…and it’s less messy too!
Updated Photos of the Kids
Do people at your husband’s work still think his kids are in diapers because the framed pictures of your children on his desk are so out of date? Make sure your Military Dad has an updated picture of your cuties!
Print this coupon and head over to J.C. Penny’s for a FREE portrait session and 1 FREE 8×10 sheet plus a few extra offers too.
Take Dad to the Ballpark
Many MLB teams by military installations offergreat military discounts to take the burn off the ticket price. Or, check out your minor league team to get even more bang for your buck. Minor league teams usually offer great military deals as well.
If you’re sick of getting dad stuff, give him an experience instead. Dad will love spending time outside with his family, rooting for his favorite team (or whatever local team PCS fate has chosen for your family).
Give Dad a break from reading ARs, AARs, and whatever else kind of alphabet soup is out there that takes up his time during the duty day and find him something fun to read, like Franklin BBQ’s Meat Manifesto. One of the best parts of my husband’s new found love of meat-smoking is that dinner is made for me!
If smoking and grilling isn’t his thing, find a book about something that he loves or something you know he would love to know more about.
Custom Care Packages
Even if Dad is deployed or away on an extended TDY, you can still make him feel special by sending him a care package personalized with all his favorite things.
If you are like me and don’t have a crafty bone in your body, help is available. Fellow MilSpouse Rachel at Countdowns and Cupcakes, can craft you the perfect customized care package box to send to Dad. Check out her website for care package inspiration and all the details on her customs orders.