Soldiers on the field have to stay warm so they can be alert and so their body can fully function. Because of this, they need the warmest blankets around. Despite recent technological innovations in textiles, the leading material in terms of warmth level continues to be wool. Military soldiers knew this back during World War I and II, and they know it today. You can get a good size (62″ by 80″) wool blanket here.
If you want to be like a soldier when it gets cold, get a military blanket made from wool. But if you don’t like the scratchiness of the material, and still want to show your support for our troops when you cuddle up on your couch with families this Christmas, you can get one of these military blankets. They feature the insignias of the military branch of your choice (Navy, Army, or Marine Corps). They’re made from fleece, which means you’ll be extra comfortable while staying warm. You can also get an Air Force raschel throw here. All the blankets are 50” by 60”.
But what would this article be without mentioning something that’s camo? The camouflage blanket is probably the coolest of all the military blankets we’re highlighting here. Like the branch insignia military blankets, it’s made from fleece, but it measures 60″ by 80″. The camo blanket is probably the best value of all the blankets.
So whether you’re getting a military blanket for a loved one currently in the military, or just for yourself to show your pride for our armed forces, you’ll be happy with any of the choices mentioned above. Check out Amazon’s complete selection of military blankets right here.
Written by Craig Kent, member of the Best Military Surplus team.