May 15, 2017
Face of Defense: Army Officer Showcases Excellence on Basketball Courts
FORT BRAGG, N.C. —
For Army Capt. Octavia Blackwell, a signal officer in the 92nd Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C., basketball has provided a wealth of adventure. In addition to taking her around the world, the sport also led her to the military where she can serve in a way that reaches beyond her immediate community.