• SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Spc. Daniel Lunceford, multichannel transmissions systems operator-maintainer, B Co., 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, lunges backward to overcome the high-jump task during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge event on Schofield Barracks, HI, June 5, 2012. Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the GAFPB, a decoration awarded by the German Army and authorized by the U.S. Army by meeting or exceeding qualification standards such as this long jump event. To be awarded the badge a German liaison officer must be present. Less than one percent of the Army gets the opportunity to compete for this award. (photo by Spc. David Seong, 311th Signal Command)

    High Jump for German Proficiency

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Spc. Daniel Lunceford, multichannel transmissions systems operator-maintainer, B Co., 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, lunges backward to overcome the high-jump task during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii- A German sergeant major and Master Sgt. Rodney Kelley, 311th Signal Command (Theater) review details of the tasks given to Soldiers during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge qualifications here.   Although it's on the opposite side of the earth from Germany,  Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the GAFPB, which is a decoration awarded by the German Army and authorized by the U.S. Army by meeting or exceeding qualification standards. To be awarded the badge a German liaison officer must be present. Less than one percent of the Army gets the opportunity to compete for this award. Fourteen 311th Signal Command (T) Soldiers joined over 150 other Pacific area Soldiers to participate in this year's two day qualification test. (photo by Spc. David Seong)

    German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge earned in Hawaii

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii- A German sergeant major and Master Sgt. Rodney Kelley, 311th Signal Command (Theater) review details of the tasks given to Soldiers during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge qualifications here. Although it's on the...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Sgt. Tony Noakes, front, and Sgt. De Angelo Washington, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, compete head to head in the 200 meter swim task during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge event on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 6, 2012. (photo by Spc. David K. Seong)

    German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge swim at Schofield

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Sgt. Tony Noakes, front, and Sgt. De Angelo Washington, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, compete head to head in the 200 meter swim task during the German Armed Forces Proficiency...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -  Although it's on the opposite side of the earth from Germany,  Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge,  June 5 and 6. The German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, or GAFPB, is a decoration awarded by the German Army and authorized by the U.S. Army by meeting or exceeding qualification standards. To be awarded the badge a German liaison officer must be present. Less than one percent of the Army gets the opportunity to compete for this award. Fourteen 311th Signal Command (T) Soldiers joined over 150 other Pacific area Soldiers to participate in this year's two day qualification test.

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Although it's on...

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Although it's on the opposite side of the earth from Germany, Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, June 5 and 6. The German Armed...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -  Soldiers set out to qualify for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge... in Hawaii. Although it's on the opposite side of the globe from Germany,  Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge,  June 5 and 6. The GAFPB is a decoration awarded by the German Army and authorized by the U.S. Army by meeting or exceeding qualification standards. To be awarded the badge a German liaison officer must be present. Less than one percent of the Army gets the opportunity to compete for this award. Fourteen 311th Signal Command (T) Soldiers joined over 150 other Pacific area Soldiers to participate in this year's two day qualification test. (photo by Spc. David K. Seong)

    German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge Ruck at Schofield

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers set out to qualify for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge... in Hawaii. Although it's on the opposite side of the globe from Germany, Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to...

  • SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers ruck march during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge event on Schofield Barracks, HI, June 5, 2012. Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the GAFPB, a decoration awarded by the German Army and authorized by the U.S. Army by meeting or exceeding qualification standards such as this event. To be awarded the badge a German liaison officer must be present. Less than one percent of the Army gets the opportunity to compete for this award. (photo by Spc. David Seong, 311th Signal Command)

    German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge Ruck at Schofield

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers ruck march during the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge event on Schofield Barracks, HI, June 5, 2012. Soldiers from across the U.S. Army, Pacific, gathered in Hawaii to compete and earn the GAFPB, a decoration...

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