Monday, February 20, 2012

U.S. Army Infantry Soldiers Among First to Get New Silver Dollar

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Nearly two hundred graduating Army Infantry soldiers today were among the first Americans to receive the newly released United States Mint 2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar.

The coins were presented to members of the 198th Infantry Brigade's F Company, 2d Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, gathered at Fort Benning's Parade Field for their graduation ceremony. The commemorative coins, authorized by Public Law 110-357, the "National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center Commemorative Coin Act," honor the service and legacy of U.S. Army Infantry soldiers.

"With this coin, the Infantry adds silver to its . . .

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