Those elevated to the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy join a class of dedicated and proven leaders and share in the Navy's time-honored tradition of recognizing and advancing those who serve with distinction. As one of the top four ranks for enlisted personnel, the role of Chief Petty Officer carries with it both added responsibilities and new privileges, signified by a noticeable change in insignia and uniform.
As experienced and accomplished leaders, the men and women who have risen to the level of Chief Petty Officer play a vital role in advancing the cause of the Navy to spread freedom and democracy throughout the world.
This commemorative coin recognizes the notable achievements of Chief Petty Officers "past, present, and future" whose dedication and commitment have earned them a distinguished place in the world's most powerful maritime force.
The coin is minted in a brass alloy and given an antique bronze finish. It comes packaged in a poly bag with a header card.