As emerging leaders, those elevated to the rank of Petty Officer Third Class provide critical support to sustain the U.S. Navy's mission throughout the world.
Forming the foundation of the Navy's leadership structure, they skillfully execute a complete range of fundamental tasks, ensuring the efficient management of their assigned duties. Employing a practical, hands-on approach, they exhibit trademark skill and proven reliability as they faithfully carry out orders from above. Possessing a track record for getting the job done, they are vital to the effective operation of the U.S. Navy.
This coin pays tribute to the dedicated and courageous sailors who hold the rate of Petty Officer Third Class in the U.S. Navy.
Depicted in brightly colored enamel on the obverse is the specialty insignia for the rate of Petty Officer Third Class. The reverse features the eagle emblem of the U.S. Navy centered between two anchors and contains a space for engraving.
Minted in a nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each piece comes packaged with a header card that describes the mission and duties fulfilled by all those who hold the rate of Petty Officer Third Class in the U.S. Navy.