(DC) Damage Controlman
Navy Challenge Coin
Ensuring maximum ship stability and enhanced mission achievement capacity, Damage Controlmen are vital to the success of the U.S. Navy throughout the world.
Acting as the ship's leading firefighting experts, Damage Controlmen are charged with operating, repairing, and maintaining installed firefighting systems and chemical, biological, and radiological warfare defense systems and equipment. Demonstrating their versatility and advanced skill, these talented individuals also execute emergency deck and hull repairs, perform maintenance of watertight closures, and ensure the operational effectiveness of all emergency management and damage control technology at all times.
This coin is dedicated to the courage and devotion to duty of all those who serve as Damage Controlmen in the U.S. Navy. Minted on the obverse against a blue enameled backdrop is the specialty insignia of the U.S. Navy Damage Controlman. The reverse contains a stylized anchor design, which incorporates a full color rendering of the U.S. Navy's official seal.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin features an antique finish. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of the Navy's Damage Controlmen.
*** FOR COIN ENGRAVING please select the PLEASE ADD ENGRAVING check box above the Custom Text box to submit your personalized engraving to NavyOutfitters!