Lieutenant Colonel Olivia Nunn commissioned as an ROTC Military Graduate through Radford University ROTC program in 2001. LTC Nunn has served in command and staff positions within the United States Army, including three combat deployments to Iraq. LTC Nunn developed the United States Military Academy at West Point’s social media presence and redesigned the Academy’s website while assigned to the academy. LTC Nunn was responsible for developing and mentoring cadets as an assistant triathlon coach of the West Point Triathlon Team. LTC Nunn has served as an official Army spokesperson, lead Strategic Communication Planner and Executive Officer to the Chief of Army Public Affairs. She assumed duties as the Director of Communication, Soldier for Life in September 2018. LTC Nunn also serves as the Podcast Host for the U.S. Army Soldier for Life podcast series, the lead for Women Initiatives, Diversity and Inclusion and social media manager.
LTC Nunn’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service
Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with three Campaign Stars, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Citation, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
LTC Nunn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Radford University, Radford, VA, a Master’s of Science in Environmental Management from Webster University, and a Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University. LTC Nunn holds an Executive Certificate in Strategic Diversity and Inclusion from Georgetown University. She is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College, the Joint Intermediate Public Affairs Course, the Public Affairs Qualification Course, the Chemical Officer Career Course, and the Chemical Officer Basic Course.