A YMCA instructor in Massachusetts has been recognized for her contributions to training new enlistees hoping to work with the special forces.

Old Colony YMCA Taunton Aquatics Coordinator Kara Olson was surprised when  when local representatives of the U.S. Air Force recruitment service stopped by the facility to present her with the award.

"This is amazing, but these guys (the recruits) were inspirational to me," she told the Taunton Daily Gazette.

Olson has been working for nearly a year with recruits, training them to prepare for the needs presented with being a member of the special forces. Read More