A Marine Combatant Diver is an elite Marine who has qualified for Marine reconnaissance and spent a month training with Marines throughout the Corps at the Marine Combatant Diver Course in Panama City, Florida.
The purpose of the course is to provide the Marines with the best possible combat underwater tactical swimming training available. The results of the training are to maintain the tradition of the best trained combat force, a force in readiness throughout the world.
The Combatant Diver Course develops a highly confident and capable combat diver. The Marines are trained using the most current tactical doctrines and equipment. Emphasis is placed on developing in the Marine the skills required to successfully conduct an underwater infiltration and exfiltration, as well as providing the Marine with the entry level diving supervisory skills required by applicable Marine Corps Orders.
This dual use bottle opener and dog tag salutes the Marine Combatant Diver, perfect for opening a refreshment after a long swim.
Each coin measures 1 1/4 inch x 2 1/4 inch (32mm x 56mm) Dog Tag.