Photojournalist Filip Popovski, based in the Republic of Macedonia, worked on a story about a female soldier in his country.
Kostadinka Trajkovska, born in Strumica, is 32 years old. She is employed in the Republic of Macedonia‚Äôs army as First Sergeant in the Infantry unit.¬† She is currently stationed in Ohrid and lives in Bitola, which causes her daily commute to be over 120km.¬† Sergeant Trajkovska is married to Captain Marijan Trajkovski and has two children, Vangel (11 years old) and Martin (10 years old).
The First Sergeant eagerly explained that she had dreamed of becoming a soldier since she was a child and has worked toward that dream her entire life.
Continue reading and see more photos on Filip’s blog.