Dubbed the “Gator Navy” for its overwhelming speed and power in marine and land-based environments, the U.S. Navy’s Amphibious Force is an integral part of the America’s military arsenal.
Operating with proven versatility and flawless precision, the members of this elite expeditionary force perform a variety of missions in support of America’s global military strategy, ranging from disaster relief and crisis response to counter-insurgency and combat search and rescue. Completing complex tactical maneuvers with unmatched skill, they masterfully exploit the element of surprise to engage and defeat America’s enemies in virtually any environment.
This coin salutes the outstanding courage and unparalleled skill of all those who advance the mission of the U.S. Navy’s Amphibious Force. The obverse depicts the distinctive alligator emblem of the Navy Amphibious Force. 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.
Minted in a brass alloy and finished in antique bronze, this coin is accented throughout with colorful enamel highlights.
Each coin measures 1 1/2 inches (39mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.