This is an inspiring account of bravery and heroism...check it out...
To this day she remains modest: a 5ft tall slip of a girl, and yet one so courageous that she has become the first female officer to win the Military Cross.
Pte Michelle Tench: 'I suppose I knew there were bullets, but I didn’t know how many'
Pte Michelle "Chuck" Norris, 19, had only recently completed her Army training when she braved heavy sniper fire to climb on top of a Warrior armoured vehicle to haul her sergeant to safety after he was wounded in the head.
One bullet from an AK47 rifle ripped through her rucksack as she came under fire from five different positions. But she refused to let go of Colour Sgt Ian Page, dragging him to safety and then jokingly referring to him as "Dad" as they and their comrades waited in the darkness for a rescue helicopter.
The details of that terrifying mission in Al-Amarah were still running through her mind yesterday, as she received her Military Cross during an investiture with the Queen.
And Nancy Pelosi and the craven democrats want to pull the funding rug out from under people like this....unbelievable! SanFranNan isn't fit to polish a marine's boots, much less decide on war funding.