Officers with proven leadership ability and technical skill, those who have risen to the rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps are vital to the success of America's military efforts throughout the world. With growing confidence gained from mastery of tough leadership challenges, First Lieutenants execute commands and deliver results with reliable efficiency. Their boundless enthusiasm for achieving success in every task they undertake is an inspiration the warriors they lead. First Lieutenants are renowned for their hands-on approach to leadership and for their dogged pursuit of victory, attributes that have made them an integral component of the world's most feared military force. This coin salutes the courage and devotion to duty exhibited by all those who have achieved the rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. The obverse features a rendering of the rank insignia worn by these proud warriors. The reverse bears the globe, eagle, and anchor emblem of the U.S. Marine Corps. Struck in a brass alloy and imbued with an enamel finish, this coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the history and mission of the U.S. Marine Corps.