1-22 Infantry Full Dress Inspection Fort Carson, Colorado January 2012
CPT Pitkin inspects the troops
Note the SFC in
foreground wearing the German Armed Forces Badge for Weapons
shoulder cord (Schützenschnur) , only allowed to be worn on the uniform by enlisted Soldiers.
To earn the award one must successfully qualify with the German service rifle (G36), pistol (P8) and machine gun (MG3).
Note CPT McCarthy (left)
is wearing the German Armed Forces Military Proficiency Badge
(Das Abzeichen für Leistungen im Truppendienst in Gold) on his right breast. Officers wear
the badge but not the shoulder cord for this award.
Intelligence Lieutenant ( 2nd from left ) is also wearing
the German Armed Forces Military Proficiency Badge
CPT Ian Pitkin
Photos taken from the 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry Facebook pages
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