By Military1 Staff
Tackling the turkey and trimmings is one thing, tackling your holiday shopping list is quite another. Our advice? Shop early, shop smart and take a cue from our gift guide. We’ve rounded up a bundle of our favorite products that make perfect stocking stuffers for the service members and military enthusiasts on your list.
1. Emdom USA tactical wallet
Emdom USA has created a new tactical wallet designed with an eye towards utility and simplicity. The Emdom Slim Wallet is made from lightweight, ultra-thin materials and is ideal for those who are looking for storage without the added weight. The wallet features five card slots on one side and a webbing grid for additional storage and a pen slot on the other.
2. Gun Cylinder Pen Holder
For those who like a touch of tactical at the office, this cast aluminum desk tool holds up to six pens and is reminiscent of time spent at the range. The Gun Cylinder Pen Holder sits 2.75 inches wide and 3.5 inches high.
3. F’N Tactical Battle Mug Bottle Opener
The F’N Tactical Bottle Top Opener by Battle Mug is ideal for on-the-go and attaches to any regular key chain or pack loop. The small tactical tool comes attached to a split ring and braided 550 paracord. Inspired by a flash hider, the bottle opener is made from steel with the bottle-opening notch on the side.
4. Tactical Stocking
Knitted stockings are nice, but for the service member in your life there’s nothing better than taking a holiday staple and making it tactical. The Tactical Stocking from Hero Provisions features a vertical zipper opening, carry handle and swivel hanger with a clip as well as MOLLE system connections, a mini marsupial pouch and Velcro in the front.
5. ITS Hypalon Concealment Wallet
Designed to conceal more than just your money, the ITS Tactical Hypalon Concealment Wallet can hold physical security tools too. They're made from rubbery Hypalon in order to keep them secured in your pocket. Materials are chemical, UV/weather resistant. They're sold alone or in kits with either an RFID shielding sleeve, a wallet entry kit or both.
Price: $60 - $135.
6. Pelican Products Ruggedized iPhone cases
Pelican Products has new rugged cases for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: the Protector and the Voyager. Designed for use while operating in rugged terrain, the Voyager gives the phone 360-degree protection and is built with energy-absorbing materials. The Protector has an elastomeric copolymer rubber interior in order to absorb impact and shock.
Price: $40 - $60
7. Reflective Paracord Dog Collar
Man’s best friend also happens to be man’s best adventure partner, and that’s why the Reflective Paracord Dog Collar from RE Factor Tactical is a perfect gift for the animal-lover in your life. Available in five sizes, this dog collar is made of durable nylon with an adjustable martingale chain. The collar has a reflective safety strip and wrapped in 550 Paracord.
8. Grenade Salt and Pepper Shakers
Looking to launch an explosion of taste in your meals? (Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves!) Have fun in the kitchen with these military-themed salt and pepper shakers. Made with food-safe porcelain, these shakers are 100ml in volume and dishwasher and microwave safe.