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An Indian Army soldier sits with soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China after participating in an anti-terror drill during the Sixth India-China Joint Training exercise "Hand in Hand 2016" at HQ 330 Infantry Brigade, in Aundh in Pune district, some 145km southeast of Mumbai, on November 25, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / INDRANIL MUKHERJEEINDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian Army soldier sits with soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China after participating in an anti-terror drill during the Sixth India-China Joint Training exercise “Hand in Hand 2016″ at HQ 330 Infantry Brigade India. Photo Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

U.S. soldiers eat their meals to celebrate Thanksgiving Day inside the U.S. army base in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq November 24, 2016.

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U.S. soldiers eat their meals to celebrate Thanksgiving Day inside the U.S. army base in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq. Photo Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters

A member of the Iraqi government forces smokes a cigarette as they rest in the village of al-Khuwayn, south of Mosul, after recapturing it from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists on October 23, 2016, in part of an ongoing operation to tighten the noose around Mosul and reclaim the last major Iraqi city under IS control. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYEAHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

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A member of the Iraqi government forces smokes a cigarette as they rest in the village of al-Khuwayn, south of Mosul, after recapturing it from Islamic State (IS) in part of an ongoing operation to tighten the noose around Mosul and reclaim the last major Iraqi city under IS control. Photo Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

A member of Syria's pro-government forces guards a look out point as they advance Aleppo's rebel-held Bustan al-Basha neighbourhood on October 6, 2016. "Syrian regime forces advanced from the city centre north into (rebel-held) Bustan al-Basha, and seized a large athletic complex there," the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. This was the first time the regime had entered the district since 2013 and there had been fierce clashes, they added.      This was the first time the regime had entered the district since 2013 and there had been fierce clashes, he added.   / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE OURFALIANGEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A member of Syria’s pro-government forces guards a look out point as they advance Aleppo’s rebel-held Bustan al-Basha neighbourhood.”Syrian regime forces advanced from the city centre north into (rebel-held) Bustan al-Basha, and seized a large athletic complex there,” the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. This was the first time the regime had entered the district since 2013 and there had been fierce clashes, they added. Photo George Ourfalian/AFP 

epa05443055 Palestinians check a damaged building after the Israeli army carried out an operation hunting down a wanted Palestinian man, in the village of Soref, near Hebron, the West Bank, 27 July 2016. The Israeli army purportedly killed Mohammad Faqeeh and arrested three others after a fire fight. Faqeeh allegedly shot and killed an Israeli settler south of Hebron on 01 July 2016, members of the Israeli army said.  EPA/ABED AL HASHLAMOUN

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Palestinians check a damaged building after the Israeli army carried out an operation hunting down a wanted Palestinian man, in the village of Soref, near Hebron in the West Bank

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A Thai army officer adjusts the belt of a member of the honour guard in preparation for the arrival of Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith at the government house in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday

epa05408287 Israeli army paratroopers take part in a training jump in full battle gear over the Palmachim military base near Tel Aviv, Israel, 05 July 2016. Although the Paratroopers Brigade has had only one operational combat parachute drop ever, during the 1956 Sinai War, volunteers accepted into the elite unit undergo operational training jumps with all the equipment needed for battle.  EPA/ABIR SULTAN

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Israeli army paratroopers take part in a training jump in full battle gear over the Palmachim military base near Tel Aviv, Israel

epa05340198 Yemeni army soldiers march during a military academy celebration in Sana'a, Yemen, 01 June 2016. According to reports, the current Yemeni peace talks in Kuwait continue as international and UN efforts are spent to reach an understanding to end the more than year of the conflict and reach a political settlement after Houthi militias and allied forces had ousted the legitimate government of Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

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Yemeni army soldiers march during a military academy celebration in Sana’a

U.S. servicemen wait for an opening ceremony of U.S. led joint military exercise "Noble Partner 2016" in Vaziani, Georgia, May 11, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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U.S. servicemen wait for an opening ceremony of U.S. led joint military exercise “Noble Partner 2016″ in Vaziani, Georgia 

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Araka near Jenin, February 15, 2016.

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A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Araka near Jenin today.

Troops from the Light Dragoons taking part in a night-firing exercise at Warcop Training Area in Cumbria as they returned to business as usual after helping the country cope with Christmas flooding

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Troops from the Light Dragoons taking part in a night-firing exercise at Warcop Training Area in Cumbria as they returned to business as usual after helping the country cope with Christmas flooding

The 1st Battalion of The Royal Welsh's newest recruit, Fusilier Llywelyn, with his Goat Major, Fusilier Matthew Owen, before a passing out ceremony at the Officer's Mess at Lucknow Barracks, onFriday in Wiltshire, England.  Fus Llywelyn is the latest in a long line of goats recruited by the regiment since 1844 when Queen Victoria presented the Royal Welsh Fusiliers with its first official Royal goat. The Regular and Reserve battalions have always recruited a goat from the Royal herd at the Great Orme, Llandudno. As well as his daily exercise regime working alongside the Goat Major, Llywelyn will be be involved in a host of official duties including leading the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh on all ceremonial duties, leading parades and even an invitation to parade in London as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations

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The 1st Battalion of The Royal Welsh’s newest recruit, Fusilier Llywelyn, with his Goat Major, Fusilier Matthew Owen, before a passing out ceremony at the Officer’s Mess at Lucknow Barracks, on Friday in Wiltshire, England. Fus Llywelyn is the latest in a long line of goats recruited by the regiment since 1844 when Queen Victoria presented the Royal Welsh Fusiliers with its first official Royal goat

Soldiers conduct 'severe-cold period' drill...epaselect epa05115211 A group of soldiers affiliated with an Army unit under the Special Warfare Command sing a martial song in unison after entering a reservoir by breaking the ice on its surface in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea, 21 January 2016. The day is known as 'daehan,' one of the 24 seasonal divisions of the lunar calendar that marks the arrival of the coldest day of the year. The exercise in cold water is part of the unit's tactical drill tailored for the winter's severe cold period.  EPA/STRINGER SOUTH KOREA OUT

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A group of soldiers affiliated with an Army unit under the Special Warfare Command sing a martial song after entering a reservoir by breaking the ice on its surface in Hongcheon, South Korea 

Members of the Somali military parade after attending a commando training exercise at the United Arab Emirates military training camp in Mogadishu...Members of the Somali military parade after attending a commando training exercise at the United Arab Emirates military training camp in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia January 20, 2016.

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Members of the Somali military parade after attending a commando training exercise at the United Arab Emirates military training camp in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia

Indian army dare devils display their skills on motorcycles during the Army day parade in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The Indian army is the third largest army in the world.

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Indian army dare devils display their skills on motorcycles during the Army Day parade in New Delhi, India, Friday

ANA recruitment in Herat...epaselect epa05001503 Afghan men sit in an exam to join Afghan National Army in Herat, Afghanistan, 29 October 2015. Afghan national security forces took over full responsibility for the country's security on 01 January 2015, as NATO-led coalition forces ended their 13-year-old active combat mission and started a new phase providing training, advice, and assistance, however, the country has since experienced an increase in attacks.  EPA/JALIL REZAYEE

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Afghan men sit in an exam to join Afghan National Army in Herat, Afghanistan. Afghan national security forces took over full responsibility for the country’s security on 01 January 2015, as NATO-led coalition forces ended their 13-year-old active combat mission and started a new phase providing training, advice, and assistance, however, the country has since experienced an increase in attacks. 

Army Photographic Competition 2015

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Former Garrison Sergeant Major, The Household Division and London District, WO1 William Mott OBE MVO inspecting Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards. The photo by Sgt Rupert Frere, titled ‘How can you forget to shave?’, has been named Best Overall Professional Army PR Image in the Army Photographic Competition 2015.

A column of tanks takes part in a military parade as part of the celebrations marking the 55th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and other high ranking government officials, in Nicosia, Cyprus, 01 October 2015.

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A column of tanks takes part in a military parade as part of the celebrations marking the 55th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and other high ranking government officials, in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Thursday

A member of the Saudi forces stands to attention during a visit by Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah at the Saudi-led coalition military base in Yemen's southern embattled city of Aden on Monday. Since Bahah's return from exile on September 16, 2015, his government is conducting the country's business from Aden, and is aiming to reinforce fighters supporting Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, battling Shiite Huthi rebels in the central region

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A member of the Saudi forces stands to attention during a visit by Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah at the Saudi-led coalition military base in Yemen’s southern embattled city of Aden on Monday

Camouflaged Iranian Army soldiers march during the annual military parade marking the begging of the 1980 war with Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, 22 September 2015. Iran is marking the start of the eight-year-long war with Iraq (1980-1988)

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Camouflaged Iranian Army soldiers march during the annual military parade marking the begging of the 1980 war with Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, on Tuesday. Iran is marking the start of the eight-year-long war with Iraq (1980-1988)