The foundation of the world's most technologically advanced aviation force, Air Force pilots are renowned for their incredible skill and poise under pressure.
Exhibiting amazing skill and confidence at all times, the aces of the U.S. Air Force dominate the aerial domain, striking fear in the hearts of enemy fliers. These courageous and talented individuals willingly brave the frontiers of combat throughout the world and are the cause for much of America's military success over the past sixty years. Serving with unrivaled expertise and fearless determination, they are an invaluable asset to the U.S. Military and to the nation at large.
The coin honors the bold and brave service of U.S. Air Force pilots, whose extraordinary skill ensures America's continued military strength. The obverse features the wing and shield insignia worn with pride by all Air Force pilots. The reverse features the wing and star emblem of the U.S. Air Force. Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with bright enamel on both sides.