One of my friends who is in an US Army MP unit got called up and I just found out he has less than 2 weeks before leaving for a little training refreshment before heading to Afghanistan. He is sorta into knives...well in the fact he carries a cheap one and knows what a spyderco is but has never owned one.
Since I had short notice I just picked 2 from my personal stash and gave them to him; I gave him a new condition OIF native and a Manix 2 PE. I thought having a SE and a PE would be a good idea. The Manix for heavy chopping and such and the serrated for rope. In his exact words, he said the OIF was "sick" which meant badass, cool.
I hope he puts them to good use...I will surely miss the OIF