Technical experts, Information Specialists establish and operate the communications systems that enable the Coast Guard to successfully carry out its diverse mission.
Preparing, sending, and receiving critical voice, data, and video information across a full-integrated system. Information Specialists also maintain shipboard computer systems and function as network administrators, troubleshooting and repairing problems associated with the use of computers.
This coin salutes the skillful service of the Coast Guard’s Information Specialists, who enhance the command and control capabilities of America’s Coast Guard. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by these individuals. In honor of the Coast Guard’s heritage as America’s oldest continuous maritime force, the reverse depicts a team of intrepid Coast Guard sailors braving rough surf as they approach a lighthouse and features a space for engraving.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.