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ROTC cadets compete for German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

Posted by UWSPcps - April 8, 2013 - Academics, Featured, Military Science


ROTC cadets from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point took part in a German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB) competition at Marquette University on April 5-7, 2013, and came home with eight medals. [Photo Gallery]

GAFPB is a decoration of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the United States, the GAFPB badge is just one of the hundreds of foreign awards that are authorized to wear on the uniform. The events cadets must undertake include: 3k run, 100-meter sprint, running long jump or high jump, shot put or standing long jump, 9-mm pistol qualification, 10-question medical test, and road march.

Gold Medal
Hunter Cardinal
Alec Foster
Brian Hidde
Alex Pecor

Silver Medal
David Teclaw
Christopher Salm

Bronze Medal
Scott Heffernon
Matthew Rausch

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