A British Army officer has become the first woman to pass a gruelling Parachute Regiment entry test.
Capt Rosie Wild, 28, was described as a “trailblazer” after passing the P Company course – which many men fail.
Several women have attempted P Company, also known as the All Arms Pre-Parachute Selection (AAPPS), since they were first able to apply in the 1990s.
Physical challenges across the five days include a timed 20-mile endurance march and an aerial assault course. More