Dedicated to sustaining America's air superiority, they function as the
basic element of every Air Force Command, mastering the core skills
necessary to lead American forces to victory.
enthusiasm and tireless dedication to their duties, Airmen serve to
strengthen the capacity of the Air Force to engage and defeat America's
enemies throughout the world.
Airman First Class:
The foundation of America's Air Force, those who achieve the
rank of Airman First Class provide critical support to bolster the strength
of the world's most advanced aviation force.
Preparing aircraft for deployment and supporting the communication and
navigation needs of forces engaged in combat, they are vital to the success
of U.S. military operations around the globe.
Recognized by their superiors for their boundless courage, loyal service,
and proven skill, those elevated to the rank of Staff Sergeant in the U.S.
Air Force join a proud class of committed leaders.
Technical Sergeants execute their assigned duties with trademark zeal.
Serving as models of efficiency and resourcefulness, they contribute
immeasurably to the success of America's military operations.
Technically proficient, pragmatic in their approach to problem solving, and
always ready to confront the next challenge, Master Sergeants are respected
and admired by their superiors and those in their command.
First Sergeant E7:
Possessing a proven capacity for effective leadership, those who earn the
rank of First Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force are vital to the efficient
command of the world's most advanced aviation force.
First Sergeant E8:
Providing advanced technical training and guidance drawn from their years of
hands-on experience, they prepare and equip their subordinates for maximum
First Sergeant E9:
Collaborating closely with key decision-makers, their expertise serves to
enhance the combat readiness of the U.S. Air Force, ensuring the continued
dominance of America's aerial assault.
Chief Master Sergeant:
Demonstrating a capacity for bold and decisive action, those elevated to the
rank of Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force join a class of
Command Chief Master Sergeant:
Seasoned leaders, they provide invaluable advice to their commanders on a
full range of technical and tactical matters, helping to shape the direction
of Air Force strategy throughout the world.
About The Coin:
Struck in a copper nickel alloy, this coin's rich antique finish is accented
by colorful enamel highlights.