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LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 05:  Miss District of Columbia USA 2016 Deshauna Barber (C) is surrounded by fellow contestants after she was crowned Miss USA 2016 during the 2016 Miss USA pageant at T-Mobile Arena on June 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 05:  Miss District of Columbia USA 2016 Deshauna Barber (C) is surrounded by fellow contestants after she was crowned Miss USA 2016 during the 2016 Miss USA pageant at T-Mobile Arena on June 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Miss USA winner is Army Reserve officer

An Army Reserve officer and IT analyst from the District of Columbia has been crowned Miss USA 2016 after mounting a strong defense of women in combat roles in the military.

Miss USA winner is Army Reserve officer

An Army Reserve officer and IT analyst from the District of Columbia has been crowned Miss USA 2016 after mounting a strong defense of women in combat roles in the military.