Hospital Corpsman - Enamel Challenge Coin
Hospital Corpsmen assist the Navy's medical professionals in providing quality health care to service personnel and their families.
Committed to aiding in the prevention and treatment of disease, they operate a full range of advanced medical equipment, prepare and administer medications, and supervise shipboard sanitation and hygiene improvement programs. Working to sustain and enhance the operational effectiveness of all Navy personnel, they are vital to the success of every Navy mission throughout the world.
This coin honors the skill and dedication of all Hospital Corpsmen, who help the U.S. Navy reach its full potential.
Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy's official seal.
Struck in a cuper nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of the Navy's Hospital Corpsmen.