Serving as seasoned commanders and trusted tactical advisors, those who have earned the rank of Lt. Colonel are integral to the success of the U.S. Army throughout the world. Bold and decisive leaders with a flair for tackling tough challenges head on, those who ascend the ranks to achieve Lt. Colonel inspire all those in their command. These battle-tested warriors combine long-range vision with precise execution as they oversee a full range of logistics, personnel, and operation missions. Driven to achieve the highest level of excellence in every task they undertake, they advance America's strategic goals and ensure the nation's continued military superiority. This coin pays tribute to the tireless dedication and outstanding integrity demonstrated by those who have achieved the rank of Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army. The obverse features the silver-toned oak leaf insignia worn by all who hold this rank. The reverse bears the official seal of the U.S. Army. Minted in a brass alloy, this coin is accented with bright enamel on both sides.