Air Traffic Controllers are charged with maintaining the safe, efficient, and effective launch and recovery of Navy aircraft throughout the world.
Exhibiting superior technical skill and poise under pressure, they play a vital role in strengthening the Navy’s air combat capabilities. Relating critical navigation information to pilots, monitoring, evaluating, and communicating changing weather conditions, and operating ground-controlled approach systems, they enhance the Navy’s ability to aggressively pursue the enemy in virtually any environment. Maximizing the Navy’s warfighting potential, they are an essential component of America’s military arsenal.
This coin salutes the courage and skill of all Air Traffic Controllers, whose dedicated service advances the Navy’s global mission.
Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Air Traffic Controller. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy’s official emblem.
Struck in a cuper nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
™ Department of the Navy. Officially Licensed by the Department of the Navy.
This is a surplus NWTMint item. Packaging may vary.