The Pathfinder Badge is awarded to soldiers who successfully complete the US Army Pathfinder School at Fort Benning, Georgia.
To be awarded the Pathfinder Badge, the soldier must complete Pathfinder instruction in advanced land navigation, advanced scouting, tactical air traffic control in the field, and the control of parachute operations; the badge is awarded on completing several examinations under field training exercise (FTX) conditions. Examinations include proficiency in sling load rigging and execution, planning and execution of helicopter landing zones (HLZ), air traffic control operations, aerial delivery of troops and supplies, and several others.
*Approx 50mm x 50mm, chrome plated, zinc alloy, black enamel
*Attaches with 3M adhesive
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