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Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard complete a ruck march to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge at Forward Operating Base Gerber, in Kuwait, on January 27, 2012. The Expert Infantryman Badge is awarded to soldiers who hold infantry or special forces military occupational specialties and complete a series of tests. DoD photo by Cpl. Trisha Betz, US Army.