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The friend said: 'She joined because she wanted the army life, she's a fantastic girl.I taught her to row and she went on to compete with the army rowing club. She loved the all-action life.'I think she left because she had reached the first step on the senior ranks and it takes you away from the army life a bit. She wanted to do something different.'I don't know exactly when she deployed but she got an Afghan medal.'A few weeks ago we had a 10-year reunion for our platoon at Sandhurst and she said she didn't know if she'd be able to make it. If she had got knocked out she would have made the reunion.'After leaving the army, Faldo moved to Surrey with her boyfriend David and their pet dog Loki.It was then that she developed a passion for baking, saying that having her own kitchen enabled her to cultivate her skills.As well as an accomplished baker, she also has ambitions to become a stuntwoman working in the film industry.Brent Huffman, the director behind the new documentary “Saving Mes Aynak,” tells the story of one of Afghanistan’s archaeological treasures and discusses the threats it faces from a Chinese mining company.In the dusty mountains about an hour outside of Kabul, Afghanistan, is a place that’s long been prized for what’s buried beneath: copper.Brave Faldo is among the thousands of military personnel who were awarded the Operational Service Medal for her frontline duties in Afghanistan.After her tour of duty with the 32 Regiment of the Royal Artillery, known as the Wessex Gunners, Faldo joined the 4th Regiment of the Royal Artillery as a Fire Support Team Commander based at Larkhill Barracks in Wiltshire.
Faldo, who was entered on to the hugely popular TV show by her chef boyfriend, left the army two years ago.
But Sophie Faldo, 33, is an Afghan war heroine who saw action on the front line fighting the Taliban, Mail Online can reveal.
The 33-year-old, who on Tuesday swaps her uniform for an apron, served as a captain in the Royal Artillery where she was responsible for carrying out intelligence gathering and reconnaissance on the enemy.
It was not easy for the family knowing she was over there, but thankfully she returned unscathed.'Faldo, from Surrey, was entered for the baking programme by boyfriend David Slattery, a chef at the prestigious Palm Hotel restaurant in Dubai, who noticed her talent for baking after she made a birthday cake for a friend.
Her move to baking follows a distinguished career as an army officer.