The U.S.M.C.'s youngest recruits, Marine Corps "Brats" are initiated at birth into the proud tradition of the world's most elite fighting force.
Committed to sharing their parents with Uncle Sam, they travel the globe in support of the mission of the Corps, strengthening America's defense through their courageous sacrifice.
Renowned for their proven adaptability and their irrepressible sense of adventure, they are the embodiment of the bold spirit of the Marine Corps, infusing Marine Corps bases throughout the world with their energy and enthusiasm.
This coin commemorates the unique service of Uncle Sam's most faithful, as they continue to "go along for the ride" in the U.S. Marine Corps.