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The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Military Couples

Valentine’s Day is almost here.  If you want to gift a unique present this year, our ultimate Valentine’s Day gift guide will make your shopping...

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Valentine’s Day is almost here. 

If you want to gift a unique present this year, our ultimate Valentine’s Day gift guide will make your shopping easy. We’ve included gifts perfect for military relationships whether you’re near or far from each other this year.

Plus, each of these businesses is run by either a military spouse or veteran. So you can show love to your beloved and military community this Valentine’s Day.

If you’re tired of the typical Valentine’s Day gift ideas, we’ve got you covered. 

Here are 12 ideas that your loved one will absolutely adore. 

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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Never know what to get the guy in your life for Valentine’s Day? Here are some ultra-patriotic and manly gifts to give him that will make him love you even more.

Patriotic Wall Art

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Image from PLANEFORM

American Flag Steel Art – $35

This American flag and aircraft steel map is the ideal gift for any aviator in your life. The art is generally 30×20  in size but can be customized, too. You can choose any aircraft shape, too, to make it personalized for the Airman or pilot who has your heart.

Bottoms Up

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Image from Bottle Breacher

Freedom Frag – $39.99 

These hand-crafted bottle openers look like grenades and can be personalized, too. Crafted by military vets, these gifts are perfect for the military man in your life. The coolest part of this gift? 15% of the R.E.D. Freedom Frag Sales are donated to the Navy SEAL Foundation, providing immediate support and assistance to the Navy Special Warfare community and their families.

Patriotic Woodwork Display

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Image from Dirty Boot Creations

American Flag – Pricing varies 

Does the patriot in your life need some more red, white, and blue? If so, this handcrafted piece would look right at home in a man cave, garage, or office space. The company creates customized furniture and home decor pieces, too, so you can add even more personalized touches.

Have a Cold One

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Image from Have a Shot of Freedom

Tears of My Enemy Whiskey Glasses – $19.99

If your man enjoys nothing more than a smooth whiskey on ice at the end of the day, these are for him. It comes with a set of two glasses, so you can join him in saying cheers to your love.

A Saucy Choice 

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Image from Get Your Own Damn

Apricot Cherry Blaze – $6-$10 

Is your man’s second love his grill? Hook him up with unique grilling sauces to top chicken, pork, and other grilling goods with. Want a sweet Valentine’s treat to share? Drizzle this apricot cherry sauce atop some vanilla ice cream. 

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

There are only so many flowers and chocolates a girl can take. If you’re looking to get your beloved a gift or two, check out our list of handpicked items she’ll swoon over.

Burn Baby Burn

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Image from The Candle Wife

12 oz. Hazelnut coffee candle – $14

Want to show her your burning love? Cook dinner and gift her with these candles to burn while you dine. These clean-burning candles are handcrafted by a military wife and stay-at-home mom who loves making a house feel like a home. Choose from options like hazelnut coffee, fig tree, olive branch, lavender, southern sweet tea, and more.


Bathtime Bliss 

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Image from Bombardier’s Bliss

Pink Valentine’s Spa Gift Set – $20.95

What woman doesn’t love the gift of pampering? This ultimate Valentine’s Day gift set includes a bubble bar, sugar scrub truffles, a heart-shaped shampoo bar, and a bath melt. 100% natural, vegan, and handcrafted, your love will emerge a new woman after her soak!


Wine Down 

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Image from Sweet Pineapple Shop

Wine butler – Starts at $12+ tax

If you both enjoy a glass of wine, there’s no better Valentine’s Day gift for her than a wine butler. Set it up with a bottle of your favorite local wine and surprise her with a cozy night at home that includes a wine tasting for two.


Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend? Nah.

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Image from CharlieMadison Originals

Military bracelets – Start at $33

Skip the diamonds this year and give your love a heartfelt gift that she’ll appreciate. The leather string that holds the beads together is the symbol of the power of the military community and their families. Best of all, 5% of your purchase goes to organizations that support military members and their families like Semper K9, Holbrook Farms, and the National Military Family Association.


Valentine’s Day Gifts Anyone Would Love 

If none of the gift ideas above strikes your fancy, check out these unisex Valentine’s gifts that are perfect for anyone in a military relationship. Besides, who can turn down chocolate, coffee, or adorable home decor?

A Sweet Treat

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Image from Willy Pete’s Chocolates

Hearts and Minds Chocolate Bar – $3.50

Who needs an entire box of chocolates when you can instead gift a decadent s’mores-style chocolate bar? Not into campfire tastes? Check out other unique flavors that bring the heat like the Black Ops Chocolate Bar or the Reaper Fudge Bar. When you buy from this company, you’ll be supporting a military vet who also purchases the ingredients for his chocolate from locally grown, locally owned, or veteran-run companies.

Java Fix 

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Image from Black Rifle Coffee Company

Coffee club membership – Starting at $14.99

If serving coffee first thing in the morning is your other half’s love language, you can’t go wrong with ensuring the coffee supply never runs low. Give the gift of never-ending coffee when you sign up for a monthly coffee club. You also get 25% off your coffee, too!

Love (Sign) Language

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Image from Rustic Touch Burlap

Personalized burlap sign – $16.99 

These sweet signs offer a personalized touch for any room that might need a little more love after a new PCS. A sign is a great daily reminder to reflect on why you got into your military relationship. This Etsy shop also has military designs and specific Valentine’s gifts options, too.

What are you hoping for this Valentine’s Day? What would you like to see on this list for couples like yourself in a military relationship? Let us know in the comments below!


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