Master Free Fall HALO Badge - Mirror Finish
HALO (MFF) Badge (Master) Mirror
Basic 'Master Free Fall' wings. More commonly called Halo wings. In a mirror finish). Approximately 1 1/2' width to government specifications.
I. Description: A mirror badge consisting of a Free Fall parachute, frontal view, superimposed upon a pair of stylized wings displaying the fighting knife of the 1st Special Service force, a World War II special operations unit.
II. Symbolism: The wings suggest flight and together with the Free Fall parachute symbolize individual skills and qualifications in high altitude, low opening insertion of special operations forces flight utilizing the glider.
III. Award Eligibility: The Military Free Fall
Parachutist badges identify Special Operations Forces (SOF) Personnel who have qualified in one of the military’s most demanding and hazardous skills, Military Free Fall Parachuting. Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Jumpmaster. To be eligible for the Jumpmaster Badge, an individual must have satisfactorily completed a prescribed Military Free Fall Jumpmaster program of instruction approved by USAJFKSWC
IV. Date approved: Effective 7 Jul 97, the Military Free Fall Parachutist Badges are authorized for permanent wear. Retroactive award. Special operations forces personnel who qualified in military free fall prior to 1 Oct 94 must obtain approval prior to wearing the Military Free Fall Parachutist Badges. Requests for award of the badge will be submitted in writing to Commander, US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Attn: AFJK-GPD-SA, Fort Bragg, NC 28307-5000