Headquartered at Offutt Air Force Base Nebraska, the U.S. Strategic Command (USTRATCOM) plays a vital role in operating, maintaining, and strengthening America's air defense and global-strike capabilities.
The U.S. Strategic Command is charged specifically with the missions of integrated missile defense, space and information operations, strategic deterrence and response, threat surveillance, and global command and control of America's combat forces. Additionally, USSTRATCOM serves as the lead combatant command, under the direction of the U.S. Department of Defense, responsible for neutralizing the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction. Supporting a full spectrum of military operations through the use of the world's most advanced communications technology, the U.S. Strategic Command continues to ensure America's military superiority and national security.
This coin is dedicated to all those who contribute to the work of the U.S. Strategic Command throughout the world. The obverse features USSTRATCOM's emblem, which depicts a montage symbolizing the global reach and power of the U.S. Strategic Command. Set against a deep blue enameled backdrop, the reverse bears the seals of the five branches of the U.S. Military.