130th Airlift Wing Defenders earn Foreign Medal

Staff Sgt. Johnathan Flynn, a defender with the 130th Airlift Wing, holds the gold German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB), Sept. 16, 2017, at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, West Virginia. The GAFPB a decoration of the Bundeswehr, the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany. As one of the few foreign badges that are authorized to be worn on the U.S. military uniform, the GAFPB is one of the most highly sought-after awards. Flynn earned the gold badge after completing a rigorous course with nine other defenders from the 130th AW. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. De-Juan Haley)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. De-Juan Haley
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