Join us in honoring the courage, bravery, and commitment of the men and women
who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
STORIES OF SERVICE
Discover stories of service as told through a variety of U.S. Mint military products, including bronze replicas of Congressional Gold Medals, as well as national medals produced under the Secretary of the Treasury.We invite you to take a journey through history with the U.S. Mint as we commemorate key moments in the march for equality.
U.S. AIR FORCE
The United States Air Force was officially founded on September 18, 1947. Commemorate 69 years of service with our bronze medal replicas.
The American Fighter Aces embody the most distinguished traits of the U.S. military in their service to country and protection of freedom. Show your pride for this diverse group of aerial heroes.
The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) were the first women in American history to fly military aircraft. The WASPs aided our Nation when America faced a shortage of combat pilots during World War II and also pioneered the integration of women pilots into the Armed Services.
The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Armed Forces. Flying with distinction, these servicemen played a significant role in defending our Nation and desegregating the U.S. military.
The volunteer members of the Civil Air Patrol provided vital resources to combat national security threats during World War II. Pilots such as Willa Brown blazed a trail for minority women everywhere. She challenged traditional military occupations, and became the first African-American female officer in the Illinois Civil Air Patrol.
Check back for monthly updates to the U.S. Mint’s collection documenting the rich history of our Nation’s military.