Friday Foto

Here’s one for all of our tactical sisters* out there…

Able Seaman Heidi Telford gets in position on the perimeter of Checkpoint Salaang, Helmand province, alongside soldiers of 1st Battalion, The Rifles, as they provide cover for a patrol that came under fire from insurgents, Helmand province, June 11.Telford, a native of Plymouth, U.K., is a member of the Female Engagement Team and is currently assigned to the 1 Rifles Battle Group in the Nahr-e-Saraj district.

* this photo gives you a good view of the latest British kit, and also highlights one of the problems that female personnel have with it – it wasn’t designed with the female frame in mind…



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