Demonstrating amazing versatility, proven power, and a well-earned reputation for excellence, the U.S. Army has marched in defense of America’s freedom for more than 200 years.
Carrying the cause of liberty to the far reaches of the globe, the Army has stood firmly to inspire troops, and have inspiring leaders that instill a pervasive attitude to motivate their troops to advance under withering fire or hold a seemingly untenable position. The Army’s leaders must be present at the forward edge of the battle area so their Soldiers will follow their example and respect their judgment, leadership ability, and tactical knowledge.
This coin honors the liberating mission of the U.S. Army and salutes the courageous soldiers who make this mission possible. The obverse features a montage symbolizing the Army’s potency and effectiveness in the defense of freedom. The reverse bears the U.S. Army’s official seal.
Minted in a nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inches (44mm) in diameter.