As seasoned leaders and technical experts, the warriors who have achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel are recognized as indispensable assets to the U.S. Marine Corps. Providing practical and hands-on leadership, these talented individuals inspire those in their command to meet and master every challenge. Exhibiting the proven ability to translate a broad-based strategic vision into precise execution, these dynamic individuals are essential to the success of America's military operations throughout the world. With boundless courage and razor-sharp decisiveness, Lieutenant Colonels carry the Marine Corps' mission of defending freedom to every corner of the globe. This coin salutes the skilled and courageous leaders who have achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel 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.