NAVY HISTORY! Trivia: Do you know who Captain Charles Butler McVay, III is?! ANSWER: Charles McVay was the captain of the USS Indianapolis, which was torpedoed and sunk between Guam to Leyte Island on 30 July 1945 by a Japanese submarine. They’d “just delivered the bomb, the Hiroshima Bomb.” Of the 880 men who went […]
OATH OF ENLISTMENT!
OATH OF ENLISTMENT! Every young man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of the United States military began their service by raising their right hand in front of the flag and uttering specific words signifying their allegiance and dedication to duty. These sacred words are known most commonly as the oath of enlistment, […]
Harold “Pee Wee” Reese
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW?! Trivia: Do you know who Harold “Pee Wee” Reese was?! ANSWER: Pee Wee Reese was a Major League Baseball player and a Navy Chief! Harold “Pee Wee” Reese was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1938 and played with the Louisville Colonels in the American Association. When the Pirates’ minor […]
WE Can Do It!
BACK STORY OF THIS POSTER CALLED “ROSIE THE RIVETER”! This poster was created by American graphic artist. J. Howard Miller. In 1941, Miller’s work came to the attention of the Westinghouse Company and he was hired to create a series of posters to sponsor the company’s War Production Coordinating Committee. This poster is commonly called […]
Designing Challenge Coins: Knowing Where to Start
Differences in 3D, 2D and Offset Print Challenge Coins Creating a design is the most exciting part of ordering challenge coins. It gives our clients a chance to let their imaginations run free and a place to bounce ideas off the walls and see what sticks. Through years of experience, we have become experts on […]