POTD: Kalashnikovs in Syria

    Photo Of The Day and we go back in history a few years. We’re looking at Syrian Democratic Forces soldiers providing security during a simulated patrol mission in the Deir ez-Zor province, in Syria, 2018.¬†As you can see in the following pictures, they’re all equipped with various Kalashnikovs.

    POTD: Kalashnikovs in Syria


    A Syrian Democratic Forces soldier fires a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle during weapons training at a range in Deir ez-Zor province, Syria, Nov. 29, 2018. Continued assistance to partner forces is essential to setting conditions for regional stability. The Coalition and its partners remain united and resolved to prevent the resurgence of ISIS and its violent extremist ideology.

    POTD: Kalashnikovs in Syria

    Notice the lack of any kind of hearing protection.

    POTD: Kalashnikovs in Syria

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    Kalashnikov in full-automatic fire.

    POTD: Kalashnikovs in Syria

    All photos were taken by Sgt. Arjenis Nunez, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve.

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