Producing the finest American generals, from MacArthur and Eisenhower to Powell and Petraeus, the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth has been a bastion of excellence in military education. By adhering steadfastly to its purpose of developing world class military minds, the CGSC provides a stable beacon for the future.
The United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas is a graduate school for United States Army and sister service officers, interagency representatives, and international military officers. Founded in 1881 by William Tecumseh Sherman, the college serves as a training school for infantry and cavalry officers. The college has expanded its curriculum throughout the years and continues to adapt by including lessons learned from the most recent conflicts.
Minted from solid bronze, and finished with an antique patina, this coin pays tribute to the exceptional staff at the CGSC and their critical role in training our military leaders of tomorrow and today. The obverse of the coin bears the United States Army Command and General Staff College Coat of Arms, imbued with bold enamel highlights. The reverse displays the state of Kansas with the location of Fort Leavenworth highlighted with a red enamel star.
This handsome challenge coin is bronze and given an antique finish, and is imbued with durable and attractive enamel.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inches, (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item.