While studying for a degree in Psychology, K. T. Medina joined the
Territorial Army where she spent five years in the Royal Engineers. After
leaving the TA she worked in publishing as Managing Editor, Land Based Weapon
Systems, at Jane's Information Group. Whilst at Jane's she spent time in the
Middle-East and in Cambodia, working with mine clearance charities to provide
them with information that would help mine clearers deal with complex mines and
IEDs more safely in the field.