So much of our information classified for the safety and success of our missions, it can be a challenge for the public to understand the goals of the U.S. Air Force. Public Affair Officers use their diplomatic expertise to educate the public while safeguarding the details of endeavors from foreign threats. These experts develop a strong working relationship with media representatives as well as serving as liaison with civilian organizations and other groups to properly share our story without jeopardizing national security.
Public Affairs Specialist plans, organizes, coordinates, and conducts internal, community relations, and media relations communications activities. Engages in print and broadcast journalism, to include writing, editing and publishing base newspapers, periodicals, guides, pamphlets, fact sheets, and radio and television scripts.
This coin salutes the skill and bravery of the Public Affairs officers who are frequently deployed into the field under fire for there mission activities.
The obverse features the insignia worn by those in this occupational specialty. The reverse bears the wing and star emblem of the Army Air Corps. 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.
Minted and struck in a nickel alloy, this coin has special two tone plating. The obverse has an antique brass finish with semi-sandblast and the reverse is given the classic antique silver plating; accented with crisp blue enamel highlights.
Each coin measures 1 7/8 inch (47mm) Round in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.
This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.