The German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge 100-meter swim test.
190712-Z-HA185-0019.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. Charles Johnston

CONCORD, N.H. - Spc. Stephanie Langlais, New Hampshire Army National Guard, laps the competition during a German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge swim event at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, July 12, 2019. Guardsmen swam 100 meters wearing the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform (no boots) in under four minutes to pass the test, which was administered to the standards of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany. Other events were conducted throughout the weekend, including a pistol shoot, ruck march, first aid test, flex arm hang, a 1000-meter sprint and a shuttle run. The badge is awarded in bronze, silver and gold. Langlais went on to earn silver.


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