Navy veterans will appreciate loved ones remembering the Navy Day. United States Navy Day is also great time to express our appreciation and respect to naval veterans. Despite whatever differences residents of the United States may have, the citizens and the government of the U.S. continue to hold the sacrifices of our military veterans in highest regard.
When a service man or woman retires from the Navy, it’s a very special time. Many have served in combat situations, spent months deployed away from their family and friends, and all have sacrificed in some way or other. When it’s time to retire, veteran’s gifts are one of the best ways to say “Thank You.”
But, how to choose appropriate Navy Day gifts for veterans? What type of veteran gifts should you consider?
An appropriate veteran gift is one that commemorates the military career, highlights the contribution and honors the achievements of the retiree.
A personalized military gift with veteran’s name, rank, date f service, the emblem or insignia of his branch and unit as well as the honors that he has been awarded in his military career will be well received.
Choose a piece of memorabilia for the veteran you are honoring is perfect. If you are shopping for a veteran who just returned from a current war, consider choosing something from a past war. Military memorabilia are often treasured family keepsakes and a reminder of the bravely and honor of a loved one. Rather than keep them cooped up in a storage box, many veterans or families of veterans choose to display the various medals, awards, honors, and photos in a decorative case.
Veterans Gifts Samples
The Crystal Sailboat, exquisitely cut into the shape of a sail, projects a sense of moving forward. This unique navy gift reminds retiring sailors and navy officers that there is a world of opportunity that still lies ahead. Personalize with a navy retirement poem and/or your best wishes, it will surely be…
Purchase a shadow box for the Navy veteran. Shadow boxes are frames that are recessed so that items can fit inside them and be displayed. Veteran can use the shadow box to display items from their service, such as their dog tags, and medals, recognition certificate and more.
Prayer Beads as unique religious gifts for veteran have special meaning. They are used in a number of religious and are often considered a symbol of religious faith and comfort. Most can be worn as well as held. The beads are used for meditation, prayer or silent thought that good for retired life of naval veterans.
Offer to organize photos and memorabilia belonging to the veteran of your choice. Have the frame engraved with the veteran’s name or initials, along with his/her branch of service. If you have a photo of him/her in uniform, put that in the frame.