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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Dec. 5, 2014) – U.S. soldiers stationed at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria – Garmisch Community were awarded the German Armed Forces Badges for Weapons Proficiency or Schützenschnur during a ceremony Dec. 3 at the Marshall Center here.

Schuetzenschnur Award

German air force Col. Jörg Kunze, executive course director for the Seminar on Regional Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, awards U.S. Army Private 1st Class Nylan Ross (left), U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Kirby, from the U.S. Army Garrison-Bavaria Garmisch Community Military Police, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Berry, operations sergeant with the Marshall Center, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Sabinash, also with the Garmisch Community Military Police, with German Armed Forces Badges for Weapons Proficiency or Schützenschnur during a ceremony Dec. 3 at the Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (DOD photo by Aryn Lockhart/RELEASED)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Sabinash, from the U.S. Army Garrison-Bavaria Garmisch Community Military Police, earned the gold badge. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Berry, operations sergeant with the Marshall Center, and U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Kirby and U.S. Army Private 1st Class Nylan Ross, both also with the Garmisch Community Military Police, earned silver awards.

Bronze, silver and gold awards are earned for shooting a rifle, pistol and machine gun or anti-tank weapon. The lowest score in the qualifying areas determines the award.

The Oberbayern German Reserve Unit sponsors these Schützenschnur qualifying events for active-duty military from foreign countries stationed here and surrounding areas.

German air force Col. Jörg Kunze, executive course director for the Seminar on Regional Security Studies at the Marshall Center, awarded the German weapons proficiency badges during the ceremony.

The Marshall Center is a unique German-American partnership with a transnational mission to create a more stable security environment by advancing democratic institutions and relationships, especially in the field of defense, promoting active, peaceful security cooperation, and enhancing enduring partnerships throughout the world.

The Marshall Center conducts a variety of unique programs involving to date officials from more than 110 countries. The center's resident programs have a long-term academic focus, while its non-resident programs focus on current issues and problem solving. Graduate support specialists work to maintaining contact with and support more than 10,000 Marshall Center alumni.

The Marshall Center offers eight resident programs that examine complex transnational, regional and international security issues: Program on Terrorism and Security Studies; Program on Applied Security Studies; Program on Security Sector Capacity Building; Seminar on Regional Security; Seminar on Transnational Civil Security; Program on Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking; Program on Cyber Security Studies; and, Senior Executive Seminar.

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