Demonstrating a capacity for bold and decisive action, those elevated to the ranks of Senior Noncommissioned Officers in the United States Air Force join a class of proven leaders.
Technically proficient, pragmatic in their approach to problem solving, and always ready to confront the next challenge, Senior Noncommissioned Officers are respected and admired by their superiors and those in their command. As accomplished leaders, they play a vital role in advancing the mission of the U.S. Air Force to promote America’s military strength through unsurpassed air and space power. Renowned for their proven performance, they are a vital asset to every Air Force Command.
This coin honors the outstanding achievement of all who have achieved the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, Master Sergeant, or Senior Master Sergeant, whose dedication and skill have earned them a distinguished place in America’s Air Force. The obverse bears the wing and star emblem of the new Air Force symbol is based on the familiar World War II “Hap” Arnold wings and represents the service’s heritage. The symbol’s modern design represents the Air Force’s present and future leading edge capabilities defending the United States.
This coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
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