The Coast Guard's Firemen are charged with maintaining and repairing the ship's vital electrical and propulsion systems.
Utilizing highly advanced diagnostic tools, they monitor the performance of the ship's power plant and electrical equipment, including its engines, generators, lighting circuits, and distribution switchboards, ensuring that each of these meets the highest operational readiness standards. Dedicating to enhancing the ship's safety and stability, Firemen also demonstrate advanced proficiency in emergency management and damage control.
This coin is dedicated to the commitment and courage of all Coast Guard Firemen, who help to maximize the performance of the Coast Guard fleet. Featured on the obverse is a rendering of the insignia worn by these individuals. Featured on the reverse is the official emblem of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights. Each coin comes packaged with a descriptive header card that underscores the unique contributions of Coast Guard Firemen.