Remoshay Nelson became the first African American woman officer to join the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team—the Thunderbirds.
JoAnne S. Bass became the first person of Asian American descent to hold the senior enlisted position as the 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the U.S. Air Force.
Madeline Swegle became the first African American women tactical jet pilot in the U.S. Navy.
Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber became the first African American woman brigade commander at the U.S. Naval Academy.