Lance Corporal Kylie Watson, 23, is one of only four women in history to have been awarded the Military Cross. Just 5ft 1ins she showed exceptionally bravery as a medic in Helmand Province http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1375233/Mother-told-Military-Cross-hero-daughter-Kylie-Watson-Oh-Kylie-What-did-Next-time-don-t-.html
A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.
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.
Medic becomes first woman in Royal Navy to be awarded the Military Cross after tending to soldier under Taliban fire
Medic Kate Nesbitt receiving The Military Cross for bravery under fire from Prince Charles. Standing just 5ft tall Kate sprinted 70 yards under Taliban fire to attend LC John List who had been shot through the mouth and was choking to death, she stayed for 40 minutes attending him saving his life all the while being targeted by the Taliban. What an amazing 21 year old. Inspiration.