Demonstrating a talent for bold and decisive action, those elevated to the rank of First Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps join an elite class of proven and effective leaders. Technically proficient and tenacious in the approach to problem solving, they pursue victory with dogged determination and complete confidence. Motivating those in their command with expert skill, they ensure the successful completion of every mission, helping to advance America's global military strategy. Fierce warriors and accomplished leaders, the Marines' First Sergeants play a vital role in promoting America's military power through their exceptional command of the world's most skillful soldiers. This coin salutes the service of all First Sergeants, whose remarkable courage and outstanding leadership enhance the strength of the U.S. Marine Corps. Enameled in bold crimson and gold on the coin's obverse is the rank insignia worn by First 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 First Sergeants to the successful completion of the Marine Corps' global mission.