“I was very excited to receive the message and honored to be considered to compete among some of the Armed Forces best athletes. I am looking forward to the training as well as the experience.”
Broadfield, 31, a native of East Haven, Connecticut, joined the Navy in January 2004. She has been swimming competitively since she was 6, through high school and into college at Southern Connecticut State University. She has won a number of open water swims throughout Europe.