18 Oct. 2018
Recruits prepare their accommodation on their first day of 16-day basic training for Poland's Territorial Defence Forces, at a military unit in Siedlce, Poland, December 1, 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.