Editor’s Note: This article by Kristin Davis appeared as part of the 2020 MOAA Holiday Gift Guide in the November 2020 issue of Military Officer, a magazine available to all MOAA Premium and Life members. Learn more about the magazine here; learn more about joining MOAA here.
These gifts can help those beginning a second career stay sharp, organized, and caffeinated. A bit more about the items pictured above (clockwise, from top left):
Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle
What: This kettle — used by professional baristas — includes features like variable temperature control, quick heating, and a built-in brew stopwatch. Available in black, polished, or pink, EKG maintains desired temperature for 60 minutes.
R.Riveter Leather Cardholder
What: Founded by two military spouses and inspired by the female workers who helped win World War II, R.Riveter creates home goods, handbags and accessories, including this handcrafted cardholder made with lasting, vegetable-tanned leather. Features a top access sleeve and multiple card slots.
Cost: $40 at RRiveter.com.
Professional Accessories Set
What: This American-made subdued flag lapel pin, tie clip, and cufflink set is made by Assault Forward, a veteran-owned company that creates patriotic apparel and accessories. The company donates pins to transitioning servicemembers.
Cost: $69.99 at AssaultForward.us.
Bluetooth Smart Pen & Notebook Set
What: Moleskin meets 21st-century technology with this smart pen and notebook set that records and populates notes digitally as you write. The free Moleskin app helps you search, sort, and organize your notes.
Cost: $159 at BespokePost.com.
Return to the 2020 MOAA Holiday Gift Guide.