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German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency

Sgt. Jamar Williams of the 2nd Psychological Operations Group is competing in the 3K run portion for the German Armed Forces Badge Military Proficiency Test held by the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) here in Twinsburg, Ohio.

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This work, German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency [Image 2 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:443439



Size:114.85 KB

Location:TWINSBURG, OH, USGlobe

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