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'Combat Barbie' returns to army


A 22-year-old soldier, crowned Miss England after the original winner gave up her title, is returning to army life.

Lance Corporal Katrina Hodge, from Tunbridge Wells, has already spent time in Iraq.

She's been called "Combat Barbie" and was given leave from her duties to take part in the Miss World final.

Newsbeat's Jim Taylor caught up with her at Heathrow airport just before she rushed off to catch a flight in January.

The original winner, Rachel Christie, gave up the title to clear her name after being accused over a fight at a nightclub.


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