18 Oct. 2018
A recruit fires flare gun during his 16-day basic training for Poland's Territorial Defence Forces, at a shooting range near Siedlce, Poland, December 7, 2017. Nearly 15,000 Poles have joined the country's volunteer forces since the territorial army's inception in 2017. A volunteer formation requires recruits to spend four months over three years in training. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel SEARCH "POLAND MILITARY" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.