As emerging leaders, Second Lieutenants provide critical support to sustain the Army's global military strategy. Skillfully balancing a wide range of technical, tactical, and leadership tasks, they remain sharply focused on providing excellent training to those in their command, fully preparing them for the rigors of combat. Delivering and carrying out orders with admirable efficiency, they play a vital role in the successful completion of every operation. Highly adaptive and superbly skilled, they advance the mission of the U.S. Army to pursue and defeat America's enemies throughout the world. This coin pays tribute to the courage and dedication of all those who serve as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army. The obverse features the single-gold-toned bar worn by those who have earned the rank of Second Lieutenant. The reverse bears the official U.S. Army seal. Struck in a brass alloy, this coin features bright enamel accents on both sides.