Serving as the tip of the spear of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), Naval Support Activity Bahrain provides critical mission support to U.S. Forces operating throughout the Middle East.
Strategically positioned on the northeastern shore of the island of Bahrain, its location provides America’s Armed Forces with ready and reliable access to the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea and other vital waterways. Headquarters of the Navy’s forward-deployed Fifth Fleet, Naval Support Activity- Bahrain is managed by a talented team of expertly trained and combat ready sailors. Serving as the focal point for logistics, intelligence gathering, and crisis response management in the region, it is an undisputed asset to America’s military arsenal.
This coin salutes the outstanding courage and commitment of all those who serve the U.S. Navy as members of Naval Support Activity Bahrain. The obverse features a rendering of the Naval Support Activity Bahrain emblem. The reverse depicts an emblem of the US Navy, featuring an eagle grasping an anchor in its talons, encircled by chains and rope, symbolic of naval traditions dating back to the nation’s first ships.
Each coin measures 1 7/8 inch (47mm) in diameter.