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Ah, Prime Day, the annual Amazon sales extravaganza that channels all the joy of Christmas shopping without the risk of imminent bodily harm. While Prime Day may provide a great opportunity to buy a bunch of crap you’ll never use, the free 30-day membership provides a chance to score some useful tools; the crew of veterans and military-minded civilians here at Task & Purpose came up with a few suggestions for readers with a slightly more utilitarian approach to gear.

Here are the important deals (and some of our top recommendations) for your Amazon Prime Day purchasing pleasure:

Amazon Prime Day deals:

30 days free Amazon Prime membership: For people who order tons of stuff and need it quickly, both for work and for pleasure. [Buy]

A Twitch Prime Membership: For the gamer in your life, although this comes included free with the abovementioned Prime membership. [Buy]

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Up to 35% off on select Under Armour gear: For an extra layer of protection in the field. [Buy]

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Up to 35% off on select Marmot camping gear: Fighting the wilderness is worth the investment, but you don’t have to break the bank. [Buy]

A Nintendo Switch: For the gamer who wants to take his system everywhere. [Buy]

Amazon devices starting at $19.99: For the consumer who, tired of being yelled at by drill sergeants and commanding officers, is eager to boss around a voice-activated assistant for a change. [Buy]

Recommendations from T&P:

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The Gerber Mark II knife

Gerber Mark II Knife: For the veteran who misses the comfort of his combat knife. [Buy]

The UST Delta Stormproof Lighter: For the buyer who yearns to burn. [Buy]

Gerber EAB Lite Pocket Knife: For a more utilitarian blade for the outdoorsman in everyone. [Buy]

Rothco GI Type R/S Poncho Liner with Ties: It’s a Woobie. Do I need to explain this? [Buy]

adidas Men’s Sport Performance Climalite Trunk Underwear: Freedom isn’t free. That goes for your balls, too. [Buy]

Did you know you can get Rip Its on Amazon? Now you do. [Buy]

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