720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association
"CHALLENGE COIN"
     This Challenge Coin was designed and commissioned by the ©720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association, Inc. Board of Director's to honor the service of all Battalion Veteran's, regardless of MOS, who since February 1942 have faithfully answered their Nation's call to duty in times of peace or conflict.
     The vast majority of Challenge Coins are awarded by unit commanders to their soldiers for Excellence in the performance of specific duties or service to their units.
     Our Challenge Coin recognizes your call to arms and the honorable, dedicated and efficient manner in which you discharged your duties throughout your tour with the Battalion. Possession of this coin will forever verify and honor your service as a "Soldier of The Gauntlet."
 
FRONT

      The 2-inch brass coin has an antiqued finish with a bright gold color finished matte style border.

     Within the top of the outer circle we proudly display  the battalions name, “720th MILITARY POLICE BATTALION," followed by our name "REUNION ASSOCIATION, INC.”

     The center of the coin contains a raised set of crossed Harpers Ferry Pistols signifying the U. S. Army Military Police Branch.

Centered in the pistols is the Battalion Crest with the scroll bearing the battalion motto of “ORDERLY REGULATION.”

      Above and below the crest and pistols in  raised lettering is the Military Police Corps Motto…“OF THE TROOPS AND FOR THE TROOPS,” to which we added “ALWAYS,” signifying our veterans untiring devotion and support of our military when we served, and also our continuing support of those men and women who now fill our ranks.

BACK

     Within the outer circle of the coins back we proudly declare the holder of this coin is a “VETERAN OF THE 720th MILITARY POLICE BATTALION – UNITED STATES ARMY.”

     The center of the coin contains a full color raised American Flag. To its left is a raised Sword denoting "military", and to the right a raised Roman Fasces denoting "Justice." Both are displayed to symbolize our proud history of military law and order.

     Above and continued below the flag is written as a tribute to our fallen brothers and sisters… “LEST WE FORGET… THE SOLDIERS OF THE GAUNTLET HAVE BEEN SERVING OUR NATION AND THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD SINCE 1942.”

 
     All donations will benefit the continuation of services and events provided and supported by the Association.
    The ©720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association, Inc., 1998. All rights reserved, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(19) Tax Exempt Florida Corporation, and 501(c)(3) U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service Tax Exempt Veterans Service Organization - "Of  The Troops and "Always" For The Troops."
     The coins are available to all veteran's, family and friends of the battalion, and each coin comes in a heavy duty poly vinyl envelope to protect its finish.
     When requesting your coin mail your $20.00 donation (to the address below) in personal check or money order with "COIN" written in the memo section or attached note with a telephone number where you can be reached in the event their is a question about your request or return address.
Tom Watson
1456 Bombing Range Rd.
Gilbert, SC 29054-9637
     Your $20.00 donation includes handling and postage in the U.S. and its territories. Do not send cash, your donation must be in U.S. money orders or personal checks from U.S. savings or banking institutions. For foreign, or quantity requests over 5 coins, Email Tom Watson or call 864-378-5503 (EST).