Marksmanship Badge (Philippines)

Marksmanship Badge (Philippines)

Infobox Military Award
name=Marksmanship Badge

awarded_by=the Republic of the Philippines
type=Military Badge
eligibility=Military Personnel/Cadets & Cadettes of the AFP
for=proficiency in the use of small arms & weapons
status=Currently Awarded
description=The badge is a circular target consisting of three concentric circles in black lines against white background. The wreath of sampaguita leaves occupies the edge of the disc in circular pattern.

The target stands for marksmanship, the arrows for shooting; and the wreath for proficiency.


In the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Marksmanship Badge is awarded to officers, enlisted personnel, trainees and cadets of the AFP by the Commander of Major Services, Unified Commands, AFPWSSUs, Divisions/Brigades and equivalent units in the Air Force and in the Navy.

This award is given to the qualified personnel for his ability and proficiency in the handling of arms. Initially, the badge and the additional bar shall be awarded to military personnel who may acquire any qualification in the marksmanship training. And for each qualification, an additional bar shall be attached to the badge. The bar denotes the weapon and corresponding degree of qualification which may be a marksman, sharpshooter or an expert.

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