A special leap of courage

A Special Forces soldier performing a leap over a row of rifles topped with bayonets during celebrations for the 67th anniversary of the Indonesian Army's Special Forces in Jakarta yesterday. The troops conduct special operations missions such as unc
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A Special Forces soldier performing a leap over a row of rifles topped with bayonets during celebrations for the 67th anniversary of the Indonesian Army's Special Forces in Jakarta yesterday. The troops conduct special operations missions such as unconventional warfare, counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 25, 2019, with the headline 'A special leap of courage'. Print Edition | Subscribe