Coast Guard Core Values
Embodying the values of honor, courage, and commitment, the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard provide the foundation for America's homeland defense.
Proud members of the nation's oldest continuous seagoing force, they serve to strengthen the Coast Guard's long-established tradition of excellence. Boldly confronting threats to America's ports, coastlines, and interior waterways, they exhibit legendary skill and a fierce fighting spirit. These dedicated men and women also dutifully answer the call to arms overseas whenever needed, bolstering the nation's military forces. Vigilantly defending America's interests throughout the world, the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard risk their lives to enhance the nation's security.
This coin is dedicated to all U.S. Coast Guard personnel, whose service and sacrifice strengthens America's defense.