As emerging leaders, Second Lieutenants provide critical support to sustain the Marine Corps' global military strategy. Skillfully balancing a wide range of technical, tactical, and leadership tasks, they remain sharply focused on providing excellent training to those in their command, fully preparing them for the rigors of combat. Delivering and carrying out orders with admirable efficiency, they play a vital role in the successful completion of every operation. Highly adaptive and superbly skilled, they advance the mission of the U.S. Marine Corps to pursue and defeat America's enemies throughout the world. This coin pays tribute to the courage and dedication of all those who serve as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Marine Corps. 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.