Fine Keepsakes for Every Style and Budget

US Military Bracelets by Townecraft Designs, Fine Keepsakes for Every Style and Budget

Each of the US Military Bracelets produced by Townecraft Designs are as unique as the men, women, and children who wear them. We offer all of our Men’s and Women’s bracelets in three unique styles:

  • Our Embossed bracelets feature the military insignia of your choice (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, or Navy) tastefully engraved in the center tag.
  • Our Silver Raised bracelets feature your choice of military insignia in attractive raised sterling silver.
  • Our Gold Raised bracelets feature your choice of military insignia in brilliant raised 14-karat gold.

Our military bracelets make wonderful birthday, anniversary, graduation, and retirement gifts. We offer personalized engraving on up to nine separate sites on each of our men’s bracelets, allowing you or your loved one to commemorate virtually any aspect of your life or military career.  Give your hero a memorable gift.  Visit our online store today to view our products and place your order.

A Keepsake Born of Respect and Admiration

US Military Bracelets, Towne Craft Designs, A Keepsake Born of Respect and AdmirationThose who serve in the Armed Forces have a job that requires a much deeper commitment than most other careers. The men and women who fight for freedom give not only their time, their energy, or their passion – they give their lives. At Towne Craft Designs – a company owned and founded by a veteran of the United States Military – we take that commitment very seriously. That is why we created our line of US Military Bracelets and Pendants – to commemorate, honor, and show appreciation for the people who fight for – and have fought for – our country.

To ensure that every gift is unique as the person receiving it, we’ve made it so that each of our high quality, stainless steel bracelets and pendants can be personalized in just about any way you like. Popular choices include tour of duty dates, names of fellow soldiers, personal, patriotic, or religious statements, names of family, and important dates. All of our men’s and boy’s bracelets can be engraved in five separate locations, with up to two lines of 11 characters each per location; our women’s and girl’s bracelets can each be engraved on the reverse. We offer finely crafted bracelets with gold and silver raised emblems, as well as embossed emblems, for five branches of the United States Military: the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy.

Show the depth of your gratitude with a gift from the heart: Get your loved one a US Military Bracelet or Pendant.

Asbestos in the Military

After serving in the United States military, veterans are rightfully instilled with a sense of pride, dedication and valor. Unfortunately for many veterans, they also leave the service with something else: a history of asbestos exposure.

Until the 1970s, asbestos products were not just common in most military facilities, they were required. Naval standards mandated that asbestos insulation be installed in its ships and submarines, while airplanes and helicopters made for the Air Force were also built with flame-resistant asbestos parts.

More than 300 different military products contained asbestos, including brakes for Army tanks, cockpit cooling systems for Air Force helicopters and boilers for Navy frigates. Even everyday construction materials such as adhesives and paint used to build military bases were laced with asbestos.

Although the Navy banned the use of asbestos in 1973 and the other branches similarly phased out the use of asbestos around the same time, many older military structures like forts and barracks still contain asbestos. These fibers can be released into the air during construction or accidental damage of the structures.

When asbestos from military property is released into the air, servicemen and women face the risk of inhaling the fibers and developing asbestos-related diseases. Mesothelioma, asbestosis and asbestos-related lung cancer (among other asbestos-related illnesses) are commonly diagnosed in veterans – especially veterans who served before the military discontinued its use of asbestos.

Many of these asbestos-related diseases carry a grim prognosis, but veterans who have developed one or more of these conditions have a number of support options they can turn to. Many VA hospitals are experienced in treating veterans with these diseases, and financial support for treatment is often available to veterans who are eligible for disability benefits.

If you can prove that asbestos exposure during service led to fibrosis, asbestosis, pleural effusions or plaques, mesothelioma or certain asbestos-related cancers, you may be eligible to file an asbestos claim with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Official Welcome Home Bracelet

The Official Welcome Home Bracelet

“Your bracelets are absolutely gorgeous. I would have loved to have gotten the airforce with the gold insignia, but the silver is nice too. My son was in Afghanistan when I first saw your site. I just ordered it for him for Christmas… I am fortunate that he is one who returned home safely in October this year. We are truly proud of him and want the world to know it. Thank you and I am glad that you survived your experience.”
Sincerely Claudia Pacheco

That Time of Year Again!

US Military Bracelets and Pendants, Towne Craft Designs, That Time of Year Again!

All of us at US Military Bracelets want to extend a warm happy holidays to all of our troops, veterans and military families at home and abroad. There are many ways in which we can make this holiday season a special one with memories to cherish for a lifetime. Join us on Facebook to learn more and find out about special offers on all of our US Military Bracelets and Pendants.

Military Holiday Gifts!

US Military Bracelets and Pendants, Towne Craft Designs, Military Holiday Gifts!

It’s that time of year, when we come together with family and friends to share and celebrate the season of giving. This year, Towne Craft Designs is proud to offer a selection of quality military gifts that will help you honor your hero and thank your veteran, with a keepsake that will be cherished for a lifetime.

This year we’re introducing our new hand-finished, sterling silver pendants. At only $69, they include a beautiful 16” sterling silver diamond-cut chain. These pendants are available in every military branch emblem and can be worn with pride for a lifetime.

Our popular stainless-steel military bracelets, starting at $89, are available with gold, sterling silver, or embossed military emblems and can be custom engraved with your special message to make this gift a very special wearable keepsake!

From our team to yours, wishing you a Happy Holiday 2011!

Prefer to order by phone?
Call us at 1-800-727-9888 and place your order today.

Announcing USMB’s Contest Winner!

US Military Bracelets and Pendants, Towne Craft Designs, Soldier Stories Contest Winner

This Summer, we asked our military communities to share their soldier stories for a chance to win a custom sterling silver emblem US Military Bracelet. We received many submissions that honored and celebrated the integrity and courage of our military men and women. And now, we are proud to announce our contest winner, Sgt. Tim “Old Man” of the US ARMY!

Sgt. Tim’s submission, printed below,  is a story of compassion and bravery – a story that truly captures the intensity of a soldier’s experience. Please join us in congratulating and thanking Sgt. Tim for sharing his story with our community and for his service to our country!

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My Nightmares Won’t Stop

When our country was attacked on 9-11, I didn’t realize it, but my life changed forever. I helped build both planes that flew into the World Trade center. I helped put the wings on both 767’s, and I took it very personally.  Like the millions of others before me, I believed in defending our country. After lengthy discussions with my family, I reenlisted where I thought I was needed. Apparently they thought I was needed in Iraq. I was 36 at the time, old for a front line soldier. One of the nicknames the men gave me was Old Man, we got pretty close. This story isn’t to attract attention, fame, or pity. I have left my name out, intentionally!  I’m writing it with the hope it will not only help me cope with the events I’ve lived, but also with the hope it may give some understanding to others, the horrors and tragedies that our soldiers endure for our country!  We live with these memories the rest of our lives, and only wish we could forget!  I was with the 671st Combat Engineers, with the U.S. Army, 3RD  Infantry Division, and recently returned from a 13 month tour in Iraq. This is but one of my stories!

Before I left for Iraq I told my family that I wasn’t afraid to die, because I knew where I’d go. I was more afraid of coming home without my full senses. I was lucky to return with them, my full senses that is. Although some may slightly disagree! I recall dozens of times when I honestly did not believe that I would make it home alive. You’d think that would make someone lose their mind. Just think about knowing that any second, your life may be taken away from you. You will never see your family again, and they will never see you again either. Imagine this in your thoughts, 24 hours a day, for over a year! I still have a hard time trying to figure out how we made it out of certain things alive. The death and destruction alone made me wonder how I would keep my sanity!

I recall writing home, saying that I hoped I didn’t appear as afraid as I felt, not wanting my men to lose their faith in me. We all had to rely on each other, every second of every day, in order to get out alive. In turn, I had to put my faith in them, and God. This is what I see in my nightmares.

It was August 2003; my unit had been in Iraq for over 5 months now. We crossed the border on day one of the war, with the tanks, part of the front, and we were beyond exhausted. On this particular day, I was at the Battalion Cache, which is a fancy word for Field Hospital. I had a couple semi-serious injuries and had finally been taken there, over 4 months after being injured.

I had been sitting in the waiting area for only a few minutes, when a young soldier ran in and said some local kids had been injured by a UXO (un-exploded ordinance). Myself and a couple other soldiers ran to help. We ran to the gated entrance to the camp, which was only a few hundred yards away. Apparently, the ordinance had gone off while three very young Iraqi children were playing just outside the gate, and a young soldier had disobeyed his orders and went outside the gate and carried them in, one at a time and called for help.

When I arrived, I couldn’t believe my eyes. I remember saying to myself “They’re so little, how could there be so much blood”?  I was the last to arrive, so when I reached for a young boy, about 5 years old, my life changed forever.  As I went to lift him, I saw that practically every organ was out of his body lying next to him.  He had a wound so horrific; I didn’t believe he could be alive. Then I said to myself  “Oh my God, he’s alive”. As a combat medical 1st responder, I know not to try to put the organs back in his body. I took off my shirt and covered his stomach, placed all the parts I could find on it, and ran as fast as I could with my injuries.  As I walked the last hundred yards or so, I couldn’t help but look at his face.  He was so small and innocent. He doesn’t deserve this war, none of them do.  I may sound mean, cruel, unfeeling, cold, etc., but I prayed to God that he would just go ahead and die. I don’t want to think about home, my little girl, my family, oh please just go. Then he opened his eyes, and I almost drop him.  He was just staring at me. A foreign soldier who has invaded his country is carrying him, and crying. This poor little child looks so scared. I came to fight the enemy, why am I carrying this little boy? I know he won’t make it; he shouldn’t have been alive as I carried him. He just looked so scared, “Oh please God, please take him, because I can’t handle this.” I know he doesn’t speak English and I know only enough Farcey Arabic to order a Big Mac. I could only think of one thing to say to him. I told him “Go with Allah”, His eyes told me all I needed to know. He understood, and didn’t appear to be as afraid.

His name was Addie, he was only 5, and he died in my arms that day, before I reached the medics. Before I could tell him I was sorry I couldn’t help him more. Before he could see his country under democratic rule. Before he saw his sister and brother, who survived the UXO, or his parents who came to take him home for burial. Part of me died that day, and I don’t believe I can ever get it back. And to be honest, I’m not sure I ever want it back again.

My name was Sgt. K, Old Man!
God Bless America, and YOUR Troops!
All they do is for you!

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The Perfect Holiday Gift!

US Military Bracelets, Towne Craft Designs, Sterling Silver Military Pendants

This year, surprise and honor your veteran or military loved ones with a piece of STERLING SILVER heirloom-quality military jewelry they will cherish for a lifetime.

US Military Bracelets is proud to introduce their new line of Sterling Silver pendants that are priced affordably at only $69. All US Military Pendants are hand finished by a master craftsman to create a gleaming finish. Each pendant measures 7/8” in diameter and hangs from a beautiful 16” sterling silver diamond-cut chain with a 2” extension for versatility.

These unique US Military Pendants are a beautiful way to represent your country and makes a great gift anyone.

Understated integrity makes these pendants the perfect jewelry for your hero; they’ll never want to take it off!

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Veteran’s Day Sale!

US Military Bracelets and Pendants, Towne Craft Designs, Veteran's Day Sale

Now until November 14th, don’t miss US Military Bracelet’s VETERANS DAY SALE!
For this limited time, receive $25 off ALL men’s and women’s bracelets, including all styles and military emblems, and $10 off all children’s styles.

This Veteran’s Day, celebrate the your service or the service of a loved one with this unique and timeless military gift that can be further personalized with custom engraving. Each bracelet is crafted of rugged stainless steel and features the official emblem of your chosen military branch in 14-carat gold, gleaming sterling silver, or embossed.

US Military Bracelets are available online at usmilitarybracelets.com or by phone. Our friendly staff is available is to help you make the perfect, custom, military bracelet!

Veteran Pride

US Military Bracelets and Pendants, Towne Craft Designs, Veteran Pride

Veterans wear our bracelets for many reasons. For some, it is a reminder of their service and commitment to country. A symbol of their pride in serving and in others who served.

America’s veterans are veterans come from all over the country, and wide variety of backgrounds. Each veteran had a unique service experience. But all of our service men and women share in the select community of those who have chosen to make enormous sacrifices and commitments to the ideals, practices, and protection or our United States. Their efforts have been received and appreciated at home and throughout the far reaches of the world.

This Veteran’s Day, November 11th 2011, let people know that you served, or that your loved one served. Share your service story or your appreciation for the veterans in your community. We must never forget that each veteran has a unique story that led them to make the unique decision to dedicate their life to our common good. Today our country has veterans form a wide number of major conflicts, as well as those who served in non-combat related fields. Get to know one!