Photo of the Day: Mongolian Sledgehammer – Do Not/Not Try This at Home

A Mongolian service member uses a sledgehammer to smash a concrete block off the chest of another serve member during a martial arts demonstration by Mongolian military forces at the Mongolian Day ceremony Feb. 18, at International Security Assistance Force Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur

(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kris Levasseur)

According to ISAF, Mongolia has been part of the mission since 2010, contributing more than 100 troops in Afghanistan. They are involved in the training of Afghan National Army in Kabul and providing stability and security to Afghan populations in the northern part of the country.



2 responses

  1. I’ve always found that smashing a concrete block on one of your guests stomach is a really great way to get a home party started! Never realized it was a martial arts exercise as well. What a small world.