Actress wants to lend her support to soldiers

Gemma Atkinson is keen to go to war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan.

The glamour model thinks she could help boost morale.

If my being there helped cheer up one soldier it would be worthwhile,’ she says.

My mothers terrified of the prospect of me going out their but its a real possibility and Id love to see it happen.

‘Its only a small gesture but Id like to think Ill be doing my bit for my country.
 
Gemma, 24, says the brave soldiers make her proud to be British.
 
Theyre true heroes and making such sacrifices, away from their loved ones and friends, not knowing when they might next see them, she tells the News Of The World. Its very humbling.

‘We must all take time out to remember them. Theyre doing such a fantastic job.

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