Somalilandsun : Cpl Sophie Fitzhugh wanted to join the army at a young age. The 30-year-old joined the Reserves in 2007, which was the catalyst for a career in the regular Army.
Speaking of her deployment in Somalia, she said: “This deployment is important to me professionally as it gives me the opportunity to put into practice all the skills I have learnt throughout the Specialised Infantry Training pipeline and MRX in Kenya.
“Personally, I feel humbled and grateful to support the Somalian National Army (SNA) in their battle to defeat al Shabab. Working with the SNA is a great experience to learn more about local culture and the people of Baidoa.” Continue Reading