The U.S. Navy's Airmen provide critical support to strengthen the aerial assault capabilities of the world's most powerful maritime force.
Functioning as the foundation of the Navy's aviation command, they play a key role in enhancing the Navy's ability to engage the enemy without hesitation. Assisting in the maintenance and repair of vital aircraft components, monitoring the disbursement of flight gear, and aiding in critical navigation and communication duties, airmen help to ensure the safe launch and recovery of the world's moist advanced aircraft.
This coin salutes the skill and dedication of all Navy Airmen, whose service is vital to the success of U.S. military operations throughout the world. The obverse features the specialty insignia worn by the Navy's Airmen, hand enameled in traditional colors. Crested by an eagle with wings outstretched depicted beneath the letters "USN," the reverse contains a space for engraving.
Minted in a nickel alloy and coated with an antique finish, this coin's obverse contains rich enamel accents. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the mission and history of the U.S. Navy.