Demonstrating reliable skill and proven leadership ability, Staff Sergeants serve as a vital link in the Marine Corps chain of command. Task-oriented and technically proficient, they possess a well-earned reputation for always getting the job done. Exhibiting an aggressive, action-oriented style of leadership, they are renowned for their initiative and their commitment to achieving excellence in all things. Serving as trusted mentors and experienced advisors, they provide expert training to those in their command, ensuring the efficient completion of each and every mission. This coin commemorates the exceptional service of the U.S. Marine Corps' Staff Sergeants, whose bold leadership enhances America's military strength. Enameled in bold crimson and gold on the coin's obverse is the rank insignia worn by Staff Sergeants in the U.S. Marine Corps. The reverse bears the Marine Corps' official seal. Struck in a brass alloy, this coin's rich antique bronze finish is accented by colorful enamel highlights throughout. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of Staff Sergeants to the successful completion of the Marine Corps' global mission.