I. Description: A gold color metal and enamel badge 1-3/16 inches in height and 1-1/2 inches in width, consisting of a gold sinister wing displayed on and over a gold torch with red and gray flames.
II. Symbolism: The wing suggests flight and airborne capabilities; the torch symbolizes leadership and guidance implying pathfinder combat skills.
III. Award Eligibility: The Commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School may award the Pathfinder Badge to any person who successfully completed the Pathfinder Course conducted by that School.
IV. Date Approved: The badge was originally approved on 22 May 1964 in felt and replaced as a metal and enamel item on 11 October 1968.
VI. Miniature Badges: A dress miniature badge.
11/16 inch in height and 7/8 inch in width is authorized.
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