Congratulations to 2nd Lt. Madison Marsh, aka Miss Colorado who was just crowned Miss America 2024.
Madison Marsh, a 22-year-old second lieutenant, emerged victorious and was crowned at a ceremony in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday night.
Marsh is currently pursuing her master’s degree in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School through the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civilian Institution Program, which falls under Air University. She is the first active duty servicemember to ever win the Miss America title.
In a video, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Madison Marsh prepares for her familiarization flight in an F-16D Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, at Nellis Air Force Base, NV.
She is also a certified private pilot and has a black belt in Taekwondo.
“Here’s to showing the world that women can do anything,” she wrote on Instagram after her win.