U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

Challenge

A word or phrase given by a sentry to someone approaching his or her post. The person approaching must give the password or the sentry will assume that the person approaching is an enemy or an unauthorized person. (synonym) Challenge Coin–a coin shared by members of a specific organization which is used to identify a member of that group to another member of the group.


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