This eye-catching 16th U.S. Air Force challenge coin displays the pride of service like nothing else. Use it to award achievement, salute a promotion, or commemorate a career – the options are endless. Its enamel highlights and attractive design make it perfect as a gift or as a keepsake you’ll treasure forever. Make sure you own this tangible symbol of affiliation with the world’s most powerful aviation force.
From 1954 -2008, the 16th Air Force proudly served Strategic Air Command and US Air Forces in Europe while headquartered at Rammstein Air Base, Germany. Though now inactive, the organization provided vital air power in support of US European command and NATO.
This distinctive “shield-shaped” coin honors the commitment and dedication of the members of the 16th Air Force who enhance the power of America’s Armed Forces throughout the world. The obverse of this medallion bears the 16th Air Force insignia of the U.S. Air Force. The reverse displays the official emblem of the United States Air Force.
Minted in a brass alloy, this coin is imbued with colorful enamel on both sides.
Each item measures a 2 inch x 1 7/8 inch (52mm x 49mm) crest.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.