MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A huge honor for a Broward County transit bus driver.
Gwendolyn Whitfield has been chosen as a “hometown hero” and will get to fly with the US Air Force Thunderbirds.READ MORE: Florida Tourism Thriving Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
You may remember she was the driver of a bus when shots were fired and she was able to safely drive her bus into the parking lot of the Fort Lauderdale police station.READ MORE: Redistricting Wrangling Goes To Florida Supreme Court
This Friday morning, she will experience the ride of her life on the backseat of an F-16.MORE NEWS: NOAA: 'Above Average' 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Predicts 6-10 Hurricanes
The Thunderbirds will headline the Fort Lauderdale Air Show when it returns this weekend.