Established in 1901, the Army Nurse Corps has provided exceptional nursing care to aid America's soldiers in war and peace for more than 100 years.
Serving in every part of the world, the skilled men and women of the modern Nurse Corps are renowned and respected for their considerable expertise and their uncommon dedication to duty. Trained in a full range of standard and acute care procedures, the professionals who serve in the Army's Nurse Corps specialize in a variety of practice areas, including obstetrics, critical care, anesthesiology, and community health care, and are capable of performing a complex set of procedures across the full spectrum of patient care. Providing quality, hands-on medical assistance to strengthen and sustain America's soldiers, they are an essential component of every Army operation.
This coin salutes the courage, skill, and compassion exhibited by the trained professionals of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Against a maroon enameled backdrop, the obverse features the official Nurse Corps insignia. The reverse bears the seal of the U.S. Army.
Minted in a brass alloy and finished in bronze, this coin is imbued with rich enamel highlights throughout. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the mission and history of the U.S. Army.
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