Technical experts, Information Systems Technicians operate the radio communications systems that enable the Navy to successfully carry out its global mission.
Preparing, sending, and receiving critical information using radio-telephones and radio teletypes, Information System Technicians also maintain shipboard computer systems and function as network administrators, troubleshooting and repairing problems associated with the use of computers.
This coin salutes the skillful service of the Navy’s Information Systems Technicians, who enhance the command and control capabilities of America’s military.
Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Information Systems Technician. 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.
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