Demonstrating advanced proficiency and proven performance, those who have risen to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant join a class of distinguished and dedicated leaders. Earning the proud nickname "Gunny," they possess an instinct for bold and decisive action, executing orders with admirable efficiency and perfect poise. Serving as highly trained tactical advisors, they support the completion of critical combat missions around the world, helping to secure America's military dominance. Proficient in a wide range of tasks, they serve as expert technical instructors and play a vital role in fostering the development of the Marines in their charge. As experienced leaders and tireless warriors, they are an essential component of America's Armed Forces. This coin salutes the courageous command of those who have attained the rank of Gunnery Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. Enameled in bold crimson and gold on the coin's obverse is the rank insignia worn by Gunnery Sergeants in the U.S. Marine Corps. The reverse bears the Marine Corps' official seal. Struck in a brass alloy, this coin's rich antique bronze finish is accented by colorful enamel highlights throughout. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of Gunnery Sergeants to the successful completion of the Marine Corps' global mission.