As emerging leaders with advancing technical skill, those who have earned the rank of Second Lieutenant are a vital component in the Air Force command structure. Exhibiting fresh enthusiasm and an intense desire to prove their merit, these individuals carry out orders from above with inspiring efficiency. Renowned for their practical approach to problem solving and hands-on leadership, they possess a proven track record for going above and beyond the call of duty to always get the job done. With their growing expertise and drive to succeed, they provide the tools necessary for mission completion and are rightly regarded as essential to the pursuit of victory. This coin salutes those who have risen to the rank of Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. The obverse features the single, gold-toned bar proudly worn by these individuals. The reverse bears the Air Force crest and shield. Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with bright enamel on both sides.