America's fighting men and women put their lives on the line each day to defend our freedom and secure the peace throughout the world. Engaging the enemy with confidence in their cause, they are strengthened by the support and encouragement of their fellow citizens on the home front. With each challenge they overcome and each victory they achieve, America's courageous and dedicated troops help to safeguard the liberties upon which our country was founded. For more than two hundred years, these brave warriors have faced down every threat to our democracy, ensuring the preservation of our American way of life and strengthening the foundations of our great nation. This coin salutes the tireless determination and uncommon courage of all those who serve the U.S. Military with pride. Struck in a brass alloy and accented with bold enamel color on both sides, this coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the commitment and courage of America's troops.