I just got this in the mail

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hank2222, May 16, 2018.


  1. hank2222

    hank2222 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    13D261A2-54F3-4C26-ACFA-D1464649086D. I just got this in the mail
     
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  2. TnAndy

    TnAndy Senior Member Founding Member

    Photo kinda dark. What is it ?
     
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  3. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Challenge coins...
     
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  4. hank2222

    hank2222 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Yes they are from diff family member who are active duty and like me medical disability from the military
     
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  5. Asia-Off-Grid

    Asia-Off-Grid Frugal Secret Squirrel Site Supporter++

    For those of us of the blonde persuasion, what do they do, or what purpose do they serve?
     
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  6. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    Challenge coin - Wikipedia

    A challenge coin is a small coin or medallion, bearing an organization’s insignia or emblem and carried by the organization’s members. Traditionally, they are given to prove membership when challenged and to enhance morale. In addition, they are also collected by service members. In practice, challenge coins are normally presented by unit commanders in recognition of special achievement by a member of the unit. They are also exchanged in recognition of visits to an organization.
     
  7. hank2222

    hank2222 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    It more of a morale thing plus the higher the coin the less you have to buy drinks .i have the president trump coin and the warrior monk coin
     
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  8. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter++ Site Supporter+++

    Having your unit challenge coin on you can often save you from buying a round at the Officers' Club. You hear somebody make a challenge, and everyone present from the unit pulls out their challenge coin and sets it on the bar. As fewer and fewer remain who haven't produced their coin, all eyes lock on them. I always liked to search all my pockets, and give worried glances at the others, but I always had my coin. First one found without a coin would buy the round... but if everybody produced their coin, the initial challenger bought the round.

    I'd like a Black and Tan please. ;-)
     
  9. Pyrrhus

    Pyrrhus Monkey++

    upload_2018-5-16_20-38-32.
    One of those is from “Fighting Joe” Dunford, current Chairman of the Joint Chiefs.
     
  10. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    The warrior monk coin, J.M.....very nice!!!!!!!
     
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  11. hank2222

    hank2222 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    There is about 6 of us are no longer allowed to play in the coin check game there at the nco club
     
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  12. hank2222

    hank2222 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    I see the following
    Korean Won
    Japanese yen
    Chinese yuan
    Philippine peso
     
  13. TnAndy

    TnAndy Senior Member Founding Member

    OK....that explains it. I got out as an E-5 and never been in the O club.
     
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