What does WQB mean in Awards & Medals?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand WQB in the Miscellaneous field in general and in the Awards & Medals terminology in particular.

Weapons Qualification Badge

There are three Weapons Qualification Badges for Pistol and Rifle shooting. Expert is the highest a marksman can earn for having a high shooting score. Sharpshooter is average and Marksman is just above being able to qualified to fire the weapon in combat. Marksman is a square badge that has a target circle. Because of it's shape, Marines would call any marksman recipient having earned a "Pizza box" because they have just barely qualified to fire that weapon.

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