POTD: Slovenian Special Forces

Photojournalism is the process of storytelling using the medium of photography as your main storytelling device. While a journalist will use their pen and paper to tell stories, a photojournalist will use their camera to capture the visual representation of a story. This Photo Of The Day captures soldiers of Slovenian Special Forces with full gear including a ballistic helmet with night vision goggles, FN SCAR rifle with EOTech sights and a sidearm from Glock.

Computer-translated caption from Slovenian: Slovenska vojska/Slovenian Armed Forces

Good personal equipment and armament of a soldier of the Slovenian army is, in addition to competence and training, a key element of survival in the field. In the photo, the equipment and armament of a member of the SV special forces.

From the Slovenian Armed Forces’ website:

The Slovenian Armed Forces is the defence force of the Republic of Slovenia. Its mission and functions are set out in the Defence Act. The mission of the Slovenian Armed Forces is to provide military defence of the Republic of Slovenia in cooperation with its Allies, deter military aggression against the Republic of Slovenia, establish sovereignty across the entire territory of the Republic of Slovenia, and contribute to international peace and stability within the Alliance and beyond.

Photos by Tadej Krese, Slovenian Armed Forces. (Slovenska vojska/Slovenian Armed Forces)

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