MIL Command Coins....

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  1. Sharkticon

    Sharkticon The safest place in combat is on an AEGIS Class Gu

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    Anyone into collecting them? I got my first coin late in my career and after receiving a coin from RADM Burt, Chaplain of the Marine Corps, I want to collect ones from my previous commands.

    By chance would anyone know how I can go about ordering the coins?
     
  2. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    You do not buy coins. If they are not presented for achievement or recognition they mean nothing.
     
  3. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    My recruiter has one from the CMC.
     
  4. aphoric

    aphoric Even if god did exist, it would be necessary to ab

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    check eBay, they also sell them at clothing sales. Commanders should be buying those things.
     
  5. Sharkticon

    Sharkticon The safest place in combat is on an AEGIS Class Gu

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    Well, at my last command, USS PORT ROYAL CG73, they actually sold a generic version of the command coin in the ship's store. The CO had his own version of the coin made to give out for special achievements and such.
     
  6. Capitals

    Capitals Guest

    I've got a coin from our battatlion CO. Has his name on one side and our unit on the other.
     
  7. Mitsukillinsi

    Mitsukillinsi Active Member

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    i got one from SECDEF on my last deployment
     
  8. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    Anyone play coins at the bar? Each person drops a coin and whoever has the lowest ranked coin buys the round of drinks.

    I has a coin from a 2 star, CSM of 25th INF Div, a couple of battalion level coins
     
  9. RRTX

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    I got one from Gen Shinseki (former Army Chief of Staff) in Kosovo, some fucker stole it from my room before I got out :mad: I also got one from some foreign General from NATO when I was there. Of course I have multiple battalion level ones also and one from the CSM of the ADA school at Ft. Bliss.
     
  10. GiRaff3

    GiRaff3 New Member

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    I have been at my unit since June 2005. As it stands, I have my Bn CSM coin, my Brigade CSM coin, and the NETCOM CSM coin. I'd say people are noticing me.
     
  11. Mint Berry Crunch

    Mint Berry Crunch Active Member

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    highest I have is from DCOM of EUCOM.
     
  12. evan2

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    i have a boat load of coins though the first one i ever got from my squadron commander back in 00 i lost

    my top 2 are a 3star and 2 star coin
    the 3 star was from at lt gen mosley who is now the cheif of staff for the AF...
    but during oif he was the centaf commander and came to psab to run the air war out of jtf swa, i was the facility manager/CE rep for the entire compound

    we had to turn a confrence room into an office for him and his staff, plus make cubicles for other general officers and staff coming in
    only met his exec for about 20 mins and a few short emails he told me what they needed, i drew up some floor plans and sent them off
    they were sent to main side for the base architect to look at

    she changed a few things but they picked my layout, then we built it

    i ran the show as a loley e4 and got what i go
    the 2 star was for getting airman of the month there.. so yea its cool but not as cool as teh 3 star

    i have about 30 odd coins though all presented to me
     
  13. mike b.

    mike b. New Member

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    I have a ton of coins I got while on active duty. Got a few CSM coins from Ft. Benning / 3ID, while on our Brightstar deployment in '99 our Plt. Sgt, LT, myself, and gunner all got coins from a Marine General. My unit got coins for OIF, and OEF. Got one from the CSM at JRTC, and another from a General at NTC. You can order collectors coins from Ranger Joes, US Cav, and also the shopping site on military.com as well. They are all just collection pieces though.
     
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    Actually got one from the Commander of PACAF(4 Star) yesterday. First one Ive gotten that I will actually keep.
     
  15. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    That is a keeper. :bigthumb:
     
  16. aphoric

    aphoric Even if god did exist, it would be necessary to ab

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    I briefed CINC CENTCOM last year, but no coin... I got a fat gold-colored one from the highest ranking canadian in the US army (2-leaf/star in 1999) was vice commander of III Corps
     
  17. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Rank?
     
  18. Gaunt

    Gaunt blood for the blood god OT Supporter

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    i got one from the chief of the army for listening to him talk.
     
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    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Chief of the Army? You mean Command Sergeant Major?
     
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    Got one for acing my E-6 board (124th Sig Bn, Ft. Hood) from my CSM. And one from my LTC Bn Commander (57th Sig Bn, Ft. Hood) for giving the little speech to introduce my SGT Audie Murphy in front of like 500+ people at the induction ceremony at Ft. Hood. I have a 3rd one, too...but I can't remember who I got it from. I think I got it at NTC, also with 57th Sig Bn.
     
  21. Gaunt

    Gaunt blood for the blood god OT Supporter

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    General Schoomaker chief of staff
     

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