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Holiday Gift List for Military Families

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Photo courtesy of MilitaryGallery.net via CafePress.
Photo courtesy of MilitaryGallery.net via CafePress.
Are you searching for unique military gifts for a special someone on your holiday gift list? If so, take a few moments and browse through the following list of merchandise. Who knows, you may find exactly what you're looking for.

Camosock Christmas Stockings
Whether you're looking for a unique gift for yourself, someone else, or you simply want to add a military touch to your holiday décor, Camosock Christmas Stockings may be just the item that you're looking for. Created by Marine Veteran, Bob Gilead, these stockings are constructed from the "digital camouflage" uniform fabric, and are available for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard members.

"Back in 2004 I had a stocking made from a shirt I purchased from a surplus store. I wanted something special to send to my daughter for her first Christmas away from home as a new Marine. It came out great and was well received. That was my start into the military Christmas stocking business. In 2006, I offered the first stockings to the military family support community. Since then, thousands of moms, dads, wives, loved ones and support groups have sent my stockings worldwide to the men and women that have accepted the challenge to serve. The troops love them and they are the highlight of a Christmas care package," Bob said.

To learn more about Camosock Christmas stockings, please visit the Camosock Web site or visit them on Facebook.

Ornaments
Need an ornament for your tree or one to give as a gift? If so, check out these beautiful, porcelain patriotic and military-themed ornaments. Besides hanging them on a Christmas tree, you can also affix them to presents, which adds a unique, personal touch to a gift.

Patriotic Cookie Cutters
Is there a baker on your holiday list? These military cookie cutters make great gifts and stocking stuffers. The assortment includes ribbons, tanks, fighter jets, ranks, helicopters, flags and much more.

Gifts for Military Moms
Are you searching for a present for a special Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard mom on your gift list? Look through this large assortment of military gifts and merchandise for mothers of soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and coasties.

Gifts for Military Spouses
Need a gift for a military spouse? If so then you'll want to browse through this wide variety of apparel and merchandise specifically designed for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard spouses.

Gifts for OIF Veterans
Is there an Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran on your gift list? Browse through this large assortment of apparel and novelties specifically designed for those who served in OIF.

Gifts for OEF Veterans and their Family Members
Need a present for an Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran or their family member? Here's a wide variety of military merchandise for OEF Veterans and their family members. The selection includes apparel for adults and kids, drinkware, stationary, home decor items and more.

Gifts for Siblings of Veterans
Are you searching for a gift for the brother or sister of a soldier, sailor, airmen, Marine or Coastie? If your answer is yes, then you'll want to browse through this selection of apparel for adults and kids, drinkware, stationary and home decor items all designed for siblings of servicemembers.

Patriotic Candles
Looking for a patriotic gift for the candle lover in your life? If so, then you'll want to check out two patriotic scents offered by Yankee Candle. Let Freedom Ring and Stars and Stripes are each available in the large jars, which burn for approximately 110-150 hours.

Additional Merchandise
If you would like to browse through a larger selection of merchandise, please go to the Gifts and Books section of the Military Families site. There you'll find an assortment of books on a wide variety of topics pertaining to military kids and spouses along with numerous other military-themed apparel and merchandise.

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