Unit Coins

7 Ideas for Creating Your Own Custom Challenge Coin

Almost every Soldier in the military, regardless of branch of service, has received or known someone who has received a special coin.  These coins which we hold dear today can trace their history to a rich Lieutenant who gave them to every pilot in his Squadron.  During the war, if a pilot had to land …

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The History of the Army Challenge Coin

Today, I’d like to share some history of the Army Challenge Coin.  In the military, the challenge coin is a prized possession.  After doing some research online, I found one source that said the challenge coins first entered the service around WW2.  The first (recorded) unit to create their own challenge coin was used by …

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Unit Coins

For many years, the U.S. military has utilized challenge coins, sometimes referred to as unit coins. Typically at the battalion level or higher, unit leaders have unit coins with the unit crest and motto.These unit coins are usually presented for “acts of excellence.” Once someone has been awarded a unit coin, they must keep it …

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