18 Oct. 2018
Recruit Marcin Wierzbicki, 44, a manager in an energy company, cleans his weapon after exercises during 16-day basic training for Poland's Territorial Defence Forces, at a military unit in Siedlce, Poland, December 7, 2017. "I am a pragmatist and I believe that we will not take part in battles," he said. "We will take care of things that are necessary for people, such as guarding key objects, controlling road points, defending population of course, and minimising the impact of an attack on the community." REUTERS/Kacper Pempel SEARCH "POLAND MILITARY" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.