Demonstrating leadership potential, advancing skill, and proven courage, those who earn the rank of First Lieutenant embody the invincible spirit of America's Air Force.
Proficient in a full range of tasks, including pilot training, communications, and aircraft maintenance, their expanding expertise is essential to the success of all Air Force operations. As emerging leaders, they communicate vital technical and tactical information to those in their command and are trusted by their superiors to implement orders swifty and effectively at all times. Employing a practical decision-making style and a steady approach to leadership, they play a key role in advancing America's military strategy throughout the world.
This coin salutes all those who have achieved the rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. The obverse contains a rendering of the insignia worn by all Air Force First Lieutenants. The reverse has an open area suitable for engraving a name or personal message.
Minted in a nickel alloy, this coin is imbued with colorful enamel highlights on both sides. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the mission and history of the U.S. Air Force.