H.R. 1177

Legislation was signed into law by President Obama on October 8, 2010, authorizing 2013-dated clad, silver and gold coins to commemorate America’s Five-Star Generals who taught or studied at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Those selected to be honored in the bill, which is now Public Law 111-261, include Generals George […]

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Coin Legislation on Capital BuildingThe U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, May 20, passed the 5 Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act.

Should the act become law, the United States Mint would strike 50-cent clad, $1 silver and $5 gold commemorative coins featuring America’s Five-Star Generals who taught or studied at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC).

The coins would get minted for the year 2013, and include portraits of Generals George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower, Henry "Hap" Arnold, and Omar Bradley — each led U.S. forces to victory in World War II and were alumni of the CGSC.

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Congress ends the month with a flurry of rekindled coin legislation, as a new set of bills reintroduces the Five-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act. Companion House and Senate bills, H.R. 1177 and S. 455, seek gold, silver and clad coins to honor five-star Generals and the United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) […]

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