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Kabul’s military training academy is churning out classes of enthusiastic women to serve in Afghanistan’s army, but the realities of rising violence and a conservative society make the future for the young recruits far from certain. In the latest class, some of the nearly 150 women training to be officers say they feel proud to be part of the effort to secure the country, still racked by an insurgency waged by Islamist militants to topple the Western-backed government.

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Soldiers Karima Mohamadi, 21 (left), and Tamana, 19, from the Afghan National Army (ANA) clean their weapons at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul, Afghanistan om Oct. 26. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Commander of female warriors, Lieutenant Colonel Cobra Tanha, 45, remains before her officers at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Afghan fighter Tamana, 19 (left), and officer for female warriors Lieutenant Colonel Cobra Tanha, 45, recreate a harm amid a preparation work out. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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A female warrior from the Afghan National Army (ANA), Fatima Zahra Akbari, 19, sits tight for her swing to get a weapon before shooting practices at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Sabera, 23, an officer from the Afghan National Army (ANA) signals amid a shooting exercise. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Mohazama Najebi, 18, from the Afghan National Army (ANA), supplicates inside a mosque at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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From left: Shreen Yawari, 24, Zarmina Ahmadi, 22, Fatima Alimi, 21, and Zahra Sultani, 20, rest in the wake of shooting activities. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Soldiers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) go to a lesson in a classroom at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Female troopers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) play volleyball at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Afghan National Army (ANA) officers gather their lunch at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Female officers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) hold up to get sustenance at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Parwana Naji, 19, from the Afghan National Army (ANA) at the rec center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Aghama Dehqanyar, 19, implores inside a mosque at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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First Lieutenant in the Afghan National Army (ANA), Zainab Baqiri Shayan, 24, postures for a photo at her radio working work area in the Ministry of Defense in Kabul. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Soldiers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) participate in a preparation practice at the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Fatima Rezai, 21, a female officer from the Afghan National Army (ANA) hones with a punching sack amid a practice session at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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First Lieutenant for the Afghan National Army (ANA), Zainab Baqiri Shayan, 24, talks with her partners in the radio working office at the Ministry of Defense in Kabu. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Zarmina Ahmadi, 22, watches out from a transport window at the Kabul Military Training Center. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Model fighters are found in a class at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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Mohazama Najebi, 18 (right), and Sahar Ibrahimi, 25, from the Afghan National Army (ANA) posture for a photo in the wake of shooting activities at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)
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