Eagles trophies make perfect awards for any occasion. The bald eagle was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America, because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks, and also because it was then believed to exist only on this continent. It stands for courage, strength and freedom. This distinct, mighty, and classical gift will make an awesome tribute to any member of the military, a Veteran, who has likewise demonstrated the eagle's courage! It is truly an appropriate choice for awarding or honoring people achievements excellence! Add your own brass plate on base size is 3" D x 1" High.