Greater New Orleans service members earn prestigious German military badge
190323-N-QV906-0171 BELLE CHASSE, La. (March 22, 2019) Army Staff Sgt. Charles Fitzback weighs a backpack prior to a 12K ruck march during a German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency qualification event March 22. The German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency is one of several hundred foreign awards approved for wear on U.S. military uniforms. To qualify, participants are tested in their physical prowess, marksmanship skills, first aid, and knowledge of nuclear, biological and chemical gear. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/RELEASED)

Photo by: Petty Officer 1st Class Micah Blechner |  VIRIN: 190323-N-QV906-0171.JPG