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60+ Homemade Military and Army Halloween Costume Ideas

You’re in the army now with the coolest collection of homemade military costumes. Be a good soldier as you browse through these fantastic DIY costumes. Discover the best tutorials for creating your own for Halloween.

Be a monochromatic green toy soldier. Pro tip: you will need way more green spray paint than you can imagine! Also, this costume looks amazing when worn by a group. And, of course, toy army guys can’t walk so they definitely need a homemade tank costume. Take a look at the tutorials here to create your own. They’re extremely impressive and totally doable.

Another option is an awesome paratrooper costume. Take this DIY costume to new heights with some helium balloons.

In addition, modify your homemade costume for Halloween by creating a zombie soldier costume. Take a look at the creepy costume below.

So, command a platoon this Halloween with the best DIY costumes found here.

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