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German Armed Forces Badge for military Proficiency

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A U.S. Army Soldier struggles to remove his uniform during the underwater portion of the German Armed Forces Badge for military Proficiency (GAFBP) competition held at Fr. Drum, N.Y. on Saturday, march 11, 2017. The day began with 84 competitors and ended with 40 qualified finishers. The pool portion of the contest is where most participants were eliminated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Mekkri) Defenders victorious in German competition
       On Saturday, March 12, 2017, the mercury finally reached 1 degree Fahrenheit when participants met at Ft. Drum’s  Magrath Sports Complex, ready to begin the day’s events. 84 Soldiers and Airmen would compete in an elimination-style tournament that would test their strength, endurance and fortitude.      Six Security Forces Airmen from
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