Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army & Miss England '09. She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother & was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, & carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq, she saved the lives of her comrades by wresting not 1 but 2 rifles from a prisoner, then knocking him out w/ her bare hands. After winning the Miss England contest in 2009, she handed over the crown & returned to military service. #bamf…

'Combat Barbie' Miss England Katrina Hodge launches Miss World 2009

Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army & Miss England '09. She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother & was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, & carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq, she saved the lives of her comrades by wresting not 1 but 2 rifles from a prisoner, then knocking him out w/ her bare hands. After winning the Miss England contest in 2009, she handed over the crown & returned to military service. #bamf…

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat.  Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in  southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

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Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

A British paratrooper takes a young girl in his arms to comfort her after she had been hurt in the bomb blast in Donegal Street, Belfast. Ref #: PA.1666851 Date: 20/03/1972

A British paratrooper takes a young girl in his arms to comfort her after she had been hurt in the bomb blast in Donegal Street, Belfast. Ref #: PA.1666851 Date: 20/03/1972

▶ British Army musicians flashmob: "Sing, Sing, Sing" in Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, 21 Sep 2013 - YouTube

▶ British Army musicians flashmob: "Sing, Sing, Sing" in Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, 21 Sep 2013 - YouTube

<3 Hero female army medic rescues seven comrades – despite shrapnel lodged in back | swns.com

<3 Hero female army medic rescues seven comrades – despite shrapnel lodged in back | swns.com

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