Fulfilling a critical support role, Airman Apprentices aid in the maintenance and repair of the U.S. Navy's advanced aerial fleet.
Dedicated to the mastery of a full range of advanced skills, they assist experienced aviation technicians in the repair of vital aircraft components, including engine, hydraulic, and safety systems. Airman Apprentices also support aircraft engaged in combat missions by assisting in the execution of key communication and navigation tasks. Exhibiting unmatched enthusiasm and tireless dedication to their duties, they are committed to strengthening the Navy's ability to engage and defeat the enemy.
This coin pays tribute to all Airman Apprentices, whose devotion to duty advances the mission of the U.S. Navy throughout the world.
Depicted in brightly colored enamel on the obverse is a rendering of the Airmen Apprentice rating badge. The reverse contains the eagle emblem of the U.S. Navy and contains a space for engraving.
Minted in a nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each piece comes packaged with a header card that describes the unique contributions made by those who serve as Airmen Apprentices in the U.S. Navy.