Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider.

Last year, the British Army made headlines when it said it wanted "snowflakes" in its ranks. This year, it's calling on social media addicts, binge-drinkers, and anyone else who spends their time desperately searching for a confidence boost, no matter how short-lived it may be.

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Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider.

British soldiers from the Grenadier Guard shared a video on Twitter showing the excruciating consequences to not having adequate battlefield awareness during training.

In the video, a gaggle of soldiers equipped with SA80 rifles are seen carrying a troop on a litter during a simulated mock casualty evacuation, when one of the soldiers inadvertently walks into a sharp broken branch protruding from the ground.

A groan can be heard as onlookers, including the soldiers providing security, look toward the soldier, who falls backward.

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(U.S. Army photo)

A member of the U.S. Army's elite Delta Force who died during a raid in Syria last year was actually killed by friendly fire rather than an enemy IED as the Pentagon initially claimed, U.S. Special Operations Command confirmed on Monday.

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A member of the British Army's elite Special Air Service who died alongside a U.S. special operator during a counter-ISIS operation in Syria last year was killed by "the accidental detonation of explosives carried by coalition forces" rather than an enemy IED as the Pentagon initially claimed, according to an investigation by the UK Ministry of Defense.

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Mathew Talbot (UK Ministry of Defense)

A British soldier was killed by an elephant during an anti-poaching operation in Malawi, government officials said.

Guardsman Mathew Talbot, 22, was "carrying out vital counter-poaching work" when his death occurred, Ministry of Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt said in a statement on Twitter.

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The only thing dumber than using a photo of an elected official for target practice is documenting it in an incriminating video that will almost guarantee an official investigation.

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