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Army medic awarded bravery medal

Cbl Isobel Henderson
Image caption Army medic Cpl Isobel Henderson said she was proud of the way she coped in Afghanistan

A Scots army medic, from Dalbeatie, has been awarded an MBE for bravery and dedication in Afghanistan.

Corporal Isobel Henderson, 24, treated wounded British troops and Afghans at a checkpoint in Helmand province which was under constant attack.

The latest military operational honours also included 19-year-old Scott Glendinning, from Gretna, who received the Queen's Commendation for Bravery.

He saved the life of a colleague who had lost both legs in an explosion.

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