[h=1]Full disclosure: this is several months old but I just discovered it tucked away in a fire service website.[/h] [h=2]Emily Tomkins brushed off the unusual request and proceeded to carry the injured soldier to safety[/h] By FireRescue1 Staff ALDERSHOT, England — An army medic has won a bravery award for saving a badly wounded soldier hit by a Taliban bomb in Afghanistan — and revealed how he cheekily asked to see her boobs to relieve his agony. [TABLE="width: 3"] [TR] [TD="class: td-related-cap, align: center"][TABLE] [TR] [TD="align: left"] [SIZE=-2]Photo Daily Echo Emily Tomkins was awarded a Mention in Despatches. [/SIZE][/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE] [/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE] Despite coming under attack from enemy fire, Private Emily Tomkins kept her cool and tended to the British soldier who had lost both his legs. Tomkins stemmed his blood loss then helped drag him to safety, according to The Daily Echo. The 21-year-old, from Aldershot, England, was awarded a Mention in Despatches for her heroics in Helmand, Afghanistan. She told how she initially gave the man a shot of morphine, but explained she could not risk giving any more despite his agony. "He said, "Well do something useful and show me your boobs."" Tomkins said she brushed off his unusual request and proceeded to carry the injured wounded soldier to safety, and is credited with saving his life. "I was just doing my job," she said.