Best of News

Keywords

Officers from the Austrian armed forces from the 6th Infantry Brigade... News PhotoArmed Forces,Austria,Austrian Culture,Day,Fog,Horizontal,Journey,Military,Military Training,Mountain,Mountain Range,Outdoors,Politics,Ski,Snow,Walking,WinterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPOfficers from the Austrian armed forces from the 6th Infantry Brigade (6. Jaegerbrigade), of the 2nd Engineer Battalion Salzburg (Pionierbatallion 2), walk up the mountains with touring skis during an alpine training winter exercise (above 2000m altitude) during a foggy and snowy day in the Tuxer mountains near Wattens on January 16, 2013. Austrians will decide on Sunday whether to maintain compulsory military service or switch to a professional army in a referendum that has split the small, neutral country. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)