COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --- She was the first military member to be crowned Miss USA and since then she hasn't looked back.
Captain Deshauna Barber was crowned Miss USA back in 2016.
She continues her quest to empower women and to address the need for diversity in a variety of ways.
Captain Barber stopped by Good Day Columbia to talk military, life and the midterm elections.
Tonight she’ll be speaking to students at the USC Russell House at 7pm about “Laughing Our Way Through Life’s Many Lessons.”
The event is being hosted by Carolina Productions.