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

Miss England 2009 Katrina Hodge with the (Nicknamed the “Combat Barbie” she handed over her crown in 2010 and returned to active duty in Afghanistan.) She's definitely one of the people I inspire from.

Girl-on-a-Bike (British Army dispatcher, 1940)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

British Army dispatch rider, 1940 Men and women took part in these mostly unheralded but often risky missions.

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

Military suitcase: 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

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

UK hero female army medic rescues seven comrades – despite shrapnel lodged in back

British Army Air Corps.

Female army pilot of the South African Army Air Corps, Note the British-style uniform, complete with service arm beret.

World War 2: Underwear and uniform.  Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time.

World War 2: Underwear and uniform

▶ 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

In 1943, Hungarian Hannah Szenes joined the British Army and volunteered to be parachuted into Europe. The purpose of this operation was to help the Allied efforts in Europe and establish contact with partisan resistance fighters in an attempt to aid beleaguered Jewish communities.

Hannah Szenes joined the British Army and volunteered to be parachuted into Europe to help the Allied efforts in Europe and establish contact with partisan resistance fighters in an attempt to aid beleaguered Jewish communities.

Loki's Army

Loki's Army

21ST. CENTURY DESERT RATS   The Special Air Service or SAS is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. They are part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and have served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world

CENTURY DESERT RATS The Special Air Service or SAS is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May They are part of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and have served as a model for the special forces of other countries all over the world

Arik Einstein turned 70 this week. Were it not for the war, this would have been front page news. Not only because it is an occasion for celebration but because in this land of the perpetual diminutive, where everyone goes by their childhood nickname, people find it hard to believe that Arik – singer of songs, cultural icon, survivor of the Sixties and the Tel Aviv bohemia – is entering his seventh decade. If that is so, and Arik is getting old, what does that mean the rest of us?

The work of painter, graphic artist, animator, author, poet and publisher Joseph Bau

"The Provost Guard Marches In"  The British Army entering the city with cavalry officer Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton leading the troops. "Under the Redcoat" June 2010. Re-creation of the British Army's 1781 Occupation of Williamsburg.

"The Provost Guard Marches In" The British Army entering the city with cavalry officer Lt. Banastre Tarleton leading the troops. "Under the Redcoat" June Re-creation of the British Army's 1781 Occupation of Williamsburg.

A small boy prepares to take on the British army with a home-made lance in Belfast, 1981, by Ian Berry

mall boy prepares to take on the British army with an home-made lance, Belfast, 1981 Ian Berry - Ireland

7,773 vind-ik-leuks, 33 reacties - British Army (@britisharmy) op Instagram: 'A solider from 1PWRR engaged in urban operations training at CENZUB the French Urban Operations…'

7,773 vind-ik-leuks, 33 reacties - British Army (@britisharmy) op Instagram: 'A solider from 1PWRR engaged in urban operations training at CENZUB the French Urban Operations…'

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