Desert Storm Veteran Coin
Liberating the citizens of Kuwait from Saddam Hussein's ruthless oppression, the fearless warriors of America's armed forces achieved stunning success in Operation Desert Storm. Masterfully out-maneuvering the enemy at every turn, America's troops demonstrated their unsurpassed technical and tactical skill, leading the assault that quickly overwhelmed Iraq's embattled army. Advancing with amazing speed across difficult and dangerous terrain, they charged into battle with characteristic confidence, quickly containing enemy forces and pushing onward to victory. Restoring Kuwait's sovereignty, America's brave fighting men and women helped keep our nation's promise to the world to safeguard freedom from every threat. This coin is dedicated to the courage and devotion to duty of all those who made Operation Desert Storm such a successful military and strategic campaign. The obverse features a rendering of the nation of Kuwait against a black backdrop with "Veteran" imprinted in bold above. The reverse depicts a scene from Operation Desert Storm, with a tank churning across the sand, supported by two fully-armed helicopters above. Below this scene is a rendering of the Operation Desert Storm campaign ribbon. Struck in a brass alloy and brushed with an antique finish, this coin is imbued with bold enamel on both sides. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the heroic efforts of the American troops who fought to oust Saddam Hussein from Kuwait.