Maintaining and repairing the equipment used by pilots and air-sea rescue specialists, Air Crew Survival Equipmentmen are essential to the success of the Navy's missions around the globe.
Packing and servicing parachutes, maintaining flight clothing, and repairing critical rescue equipment, they enable the U.S. Navy's aircraft to perform a full range of duties in support of America's military strategy. Skilled craftsmen, their meticulous attention to every detail ensures the safety of all air crew members and support personnel.
This coin salutes the service of all Air Crew Survival Equipment, whose tireless dedication to duty helps to sustain the Navy's outstanding air power.
Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Aircrew Survival Equipmentman. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy's official seal.
Struck in a cuper nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the contributions of the Navy's Air Crew Survival Equipmentmen.