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German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency - not a piece of cake

Spc. Jay Martello, a civil affairs soldier from the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion cools down after qualifying silver on the road march. Soldiers participated in the road march event of during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge military test hosted by the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) here in Twinsburg, Ohio. Sixty-one soldiers competed for the opportunity to earn a bronze, silver or gold badge given by a German senior noncommissioned officer.



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This work, German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency - not a piece of cake [Image 3 of 7], by SFC Andy Yoshimura, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.15.2011

Date Posted:08.16.2011 09:33

Photo ID:443438

VIRIN:110815-A-#####-001

Resolution:333x500

Size:101.21 KB

Location:TWINSBURG, OH, USGlobe

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