Posts Tagged: military coins

Military Coins as Sports Medals

This is a great way to reward your fine athletes.   Give them a reward that they can carry around.  Challenge coins can be both awards and rewards.   USA Made Sports Medals   No need to go overseas for these anymore.  We are able to offer US made sports medals in addition to our US… Read more »

Our New Promotional Products Link

D & R is Not Just About Challenge Coins   Of course we are best known for our military coins.  No doubt about it.  At the risk of being bold, we are really good at making them.   Shortly after we founded the company nearly 18 years ago, our customers began to ask us about… Read more »

Challenge Coins for Ham Radio

Ok so this is  a stretch.  Right?   Not really.   This weekend is the annual amateur radio field day.  It is, perhaps, the premier event in all of Amateur radio.  (Also known as Ham Radio.)  Sponsored by the ARRL, on this weekend amateur radio operators from across the USA and around the world will exercise… Read more »

Respnse to US Made Challenge Coins

I could not be happier about the response to our US Made Military Coins and Challenge Coins.  We are seeing considerable interest in this option.  We have had the opportunity to provide coins for Vetstock which is a great honor.  We recently did a memorial coin for a soldier killed in Afghanistan.  How can I… Read more »

Challenge Coin Design part two

Knowing the Terms Military Coin Makers Use   It occurred to me the other day that we in the custom coin business used some terms that are not really that common and could bear some explanation.  No doubt some people will correct me on some of this but someone always does.  I’ll give it a… Read more »

Challenge Coins for Elected Officials

Nobody Needs Challenge Coins More   Who doesn’t get excited when we meet our elected officials?  I recall one consulting trip to DC when I and a friend found ourselves with a few hours to spend.  We went to the mall in front of the capital.  It was a beautiful day and there was an… Read more »

Made in the USA RPIs and Gift Items

RPIs  (Recruiting Publicity Items)   For those who do not know already this post will be pretty esoteric I think.  RPI stands for Recruiting Publicity Items.  These are a mainstay of not only the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps recruiting but also of retention NCOs in the US Army.   As a practical… Read more »

Challenge Coins on the Golf Course?

Well I thought this was a pretty unusual place to find challenge coins but who knew?   Just when I thought I had seen everything…  My late business partner, Dave, was an ardent golfer.  He lived for golf, was active in his local golf course, and played to a very low handicap.  In addition to being… Read more »

An Update on US Made Challenge Coins

New Features on USA Made Coins   I have good news to offer our loyal Made in USA Challenge coin customers.  We can now offer them with numerous colors at a very affordable price.  In the past the number of colors on a coin were a major consideration.  No longer.  The price of color fill… Read more »

More on Military Coin Ceremonies

I had an interesting discussion the other day with a colonel who was looking to do something different with his challenge coins.  He considered using them as trading coins.  Here is how his idea would work:   Coining People Doing Something Good   He proposes to give out several examples of the same challenge coin. … Read more »