Drawing on growing leadership experience and a proven command of a wide range of technical tasks, Captains play an important role in advancing the mission of the U.S. Marine Corps. Providing expert training and mentorship to those in their command, they instill the warriors in their units with the fundamental skills needed to excel in the U.S. Marine Corps. These skilled officers execute orders from their superiors with trademark efficiency and motivate those in their charge to pursue absolute excellence in everything they do. As developing leaders in the Marine Corps chain of command, Captains are integral to the successful execution of America's strategic military mission around the globe. This coin pays tribute to all those courageous and dedicated Marines who have advanced to the rank of Captain. The obverse features a rendering of the rank insignia worn by these proud warriors. The reverse bears the globe, eagle, and anchor emblem of the U.S. Marine Corps. Struck in a brass alloy and imbued with an enamel finish, this coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the history and mission of the U.S. Marine Corps.