Aircraft Engineer Mechanic Ping: It is such an honour
Royal Naval Reservist Aircraft Engineer Mechanic Michelle Ping was mentioned in dispatches for her bravery during her first tour of Afghanistan last year.
Ping usually works for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service in Leeds, but during her tour she was a paramedic attached to various foot patrols.
When one of her team was shot while on a rooftop, she lay on top of him to protect him from further injuries.
23 Mar 2012
- From the section UK