The core values of the U.S. Air Force – “Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do” – unite all Air Force warriors in the common pursuit of victory.
These words underscore the commitment of every proud member of the U.S. Air Force to go beyond the call of duty to get the job done. Exhibiting the highest levels of technical skill and a boundless determination to succeed, Air Force professionals around the globe strengthen America’s national defense and provide the U.S. Military with the global reach it needs to meet every potential threat.
This coin is dedicated to all Air Force personnel, whose service and sacrifice is vital to the success of America’s military operations throughout the world. The centerpiece of this stunning cut-through design is the wing and star emblem, also known as the “Hap Arnold Wings,” which dates back to the origins of the Air Force in the Army Air Corps. The Air Force core values are featured along the rim.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with bold enamel highlights on both sides.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
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