(CT) Cryptologic Technician
Navy Challenge Coin
The Navy's Cryptologic Technicians monitor the flow of critical information, enabling America's warfighters to successfully engage and defeat the enemy.
Exhibiting unsurpassed technical skill, they install, configure, and secure the Navy's state of the art information systems, repair electronic testing equipment, operate sophisticated reconnaissance technology, and interpret and record a wide range of data in support of the Navy's combat missions throughout the world. Collecting and analyzing vital intelligence information, they provide a distinct advantage to America's Armed Forces.
This coin salutes all Cryptologic Technicians, whose expertise enables the U.S. Navy to sustain its maritime superiority.
Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Cryptologic Technician. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy's official seal.
Struck in a cuper nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of the Navy's Cryptologic Technicians.