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Troops to Teachers Creates Custom Challenge Coins to Hand Out

Written on March 7, 2012 at 6:42 pm, by

Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a program that is offered to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher.  It provides both counseling and referral services as well as helps applicants identify teacher certification requirements, programs leading to certification, and employment opportunities. Veterans coming back from serving our country […]

Travel Program for College of the Ozarks Emphasizes Participation with Custom Challenge Coins

Written on January 27, 2012 at 6:39 pm, by

The Patriotic Education Travel Program at the College of the Ozarks was established in 2009 as a way of pairing students up with World War II veterans who then travel to the battlefields where they once fought.  In addition to giving the younger generation an opportunity to connect with a hero, the program’s objective is […]

American Red Cross Coins of Detroit Honors Veterans with Custom Challenge Coins

Written on October 21, 2011 at 5:53 pm, by

The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton in 1881.  It was part of a worldwide movement that offered humanitarian care to victims of war.  Since it was founded, the organization has expanded its services and is best known for providing aid during natural disasters.  It prevents and relieves suffering worldwide. In addition to […]

Verizon Uses Custom Challenge Coins to Express Military Appreciation

Written on November 22, 2010 at 10:45 pm, by

It is hard to imagine what life would be like without our military and the millions of men and women who serve in it. The responsibility of protecting and defending our country is monumental.  Sacrificing their life to protect their country is a service member’s ultimate act of selflessness. It is of utmost importance to […]

Creating Challenge Coins for Organizations That Honor Veterans

Written on August 17, 2010 at 8:40 pm, by

Challenge coins have a strong tie to the military.  Since they were first created in World War I, the pieces of personal memorabilia have been used to honor, reward, encourage, and pay tribute to the men and women of our armed services. Groups and organizations show their support for our troops by creating custom challenge […]