Demonstrating decisive leadership and proven technical proficiency across a wide range of tasks, those who have achieved the rank of Major are vital to the success of U.S. Air Force operations throughout the world. These highly skilled individuals are counted on to execute orders from above with precision and confidence to ensure the swift completion of every mission. Exhibiting a capacity for rapid decision-making and consistent follow through, they lead those in their command by example, inspiring their units to achieve the highest levels of performance excellence at all times. Providing technical training and supervision, their expertise is an important asset to the development of all personnel in their command and is sought out by the top decision makers in the Air Force. This coin is dedicated to those who have earned the rank of Major in the U.S. Air Force in recognition of their courage and steady commitment to excellence. The obverse contains a rendering of the insignia worn by all Air Force Majors. The reverse contains the official Air Force Seal. Minted in a nickel alloy, this coin contains enamel accents on both sides. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the importance of those who hold the rank of Major to the global success of America's Air Force.