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An oxidized silver badge 11/16 inch in height and 1 1/2 inches in width consisting
of a glider, frontal view, superimposed upon a pair of stylized wings displayed and
curving inward.

The wings suggest flight and together with the glider symbolize individual skills
and qualifications in aerial flight utilizing the glider.

The Glider Badge is no longer awarded. At the time authorization of the badge was
announced, personnel must have been assigned or attached to a glider or airborne
unit or to the Airborne Department of the Infantry School; satisfactorily completed
a course of instruction, or participated in at least one combat glider landing into
enemy-held territory.

Authorization of the Glider Badge was announced in War Department Circular
No. 220, 2 June 1944.

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