CDT 1C Olivia Henderson
Cadet First Class,
U.S. Air Force Academy
C1C Olivia Henderson is a first-year cadet from Memphis, Tennessee currently pursuing a degree in Political Science with a minor in Arabic at the prestigious United States Air Force Academy.
Throughout her academic career, Olivia has demonstrated a high level of commitment and dedication to her studies, as well as a passion for international relations and security studies. She has been actively engaged in various extracurricular activities, including USAFA’s Academy Assembly, the Cadet Teal Rope program, and the International Programs staff.
She has participated in a wide variety of research projects, including co-authorship of a paper on space-based nuclear detonation detection and a continual focus on the MENA region.
Upon graduation, Olivia hopes to commission as an Air Force Intelligence officer, where she will utilize her expertise in political science and foreign affairs to serve the nation and protect its interests. In the future, she hopes to pursue a master’s degree in security studies, with a specialized focus on technology and policy.