One day before the anniversary of World War II, the United States Air Force shares the announcement, the 29-year-old Remoshay Nelson will make history in her position as public affairs officer.

“Capt. Remoshay Nelson, 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, has been selected as Thunderbird No. 12, the team’s public affairs officer. She will assume the team’s extensive media relations, community relations and public relations programs,” shares the official announcement.

Remoshay Nelson graduated from Howard University in 2011, where she trained in the Howard University ROTC program.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds are a national team of just 12 officers supported by 120 enlisted personnel. Established in 1953, the Air Combat Command team serves as the official air demonstration squadron of the United States Air Force assigned to the 57th Wing.

“Since the team’s inception, 325 officers have worn the distinguished emblem of ‘America’s Ambassadors in Blue.” shares the Thunderbird’s website… with Nelson now representing as the very first female, Brown face to be leading and managing the PR and branding for the squadron.

Congratulations are in order! We look forward to seeing Remoshay traveling to the numerous prestigious events serving the country along with her colleagues, representing for African Americans, Black women and HBCU graduates.