Despite the amount of women now gracing the ranks of our proud military divisions, it is still, most certainly, a man’s world.
The guys said it was a joke, but I wasn’t the only one that didn’t find it funny. The Iraqi men bartering for me, an American female soldier, weren’t laughing either.
She was awarded a bronze medal in the 800m back in Sydney in 2000, but 2004 was to be the year Kelly Holmes became a household name. She bettered her previous achievements by winning gold in both the 1500 and 800m in Athens.