The German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency is a decoration of the Bundeswehr, the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The decoration is awarded to all German Soldiers. Allied soldiers may also be awarded the badge. Any rank may be awarded and wear the badge.
In the United States military the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency is one of the few approved foreign awards, and is one of the most sought after awards to achieve. But authorization and manner of wear is based on that nation's uniform regulations.
To earn the award one must complete the following requirements:
Evaluation Report - Soldier evaluation report from Commanding Officer recognizing the Soldier's physical and moral standards. The purpose of the evaluation is to show evidence that the Soldier is both physically and morally fit.
First Aid Course - Combat Life Saver (CLS) level 1 course or equivalent.
German Sports test (all required):
25 meter Marksmanship
The march must be accomplished in military uniform (ACUs, ABUs or BDUs ) and boots with a rucksack weighing no less than 10 kg.