Through the command and control of the world's most advanced intelligence gathering and communications systems, America's Air Force greatly enhances the nation's ability to defend the cause of freedom throughout the world. Operating nine major commands, organized and equipped to execute a complete range of specialized functions, the U.S. Air Force is fully prepared to meet America's global security needs at all times.
This coin salutes the courage and skill of all Air Force personnel, as they fulfill their mission to protect and defend America's freedom. The obverse features an array of symbols commemorating the awesome power and proud heritage of the Air Force. The reverse bears the official Air Force Seal.