Tulsi Gabbard – Representative Of U.S. House

Tulsi Gabbard - Representative Of U.S. House

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Short Bio: Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician and military combat veteran serving as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district since 2013. She is also a member of the Democratic Party.

Top Stories Of Tulsi Gabbard

Today Tulsi Gabbard is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 2020.

Election 2012, Tulsi became the first Samoan American and the first Hindu member of the United States Congress.

Tulsi served in the medical felid unit of the Hawaii Army National Guard in a combat zone in Iraq from 2004 to 2005 and then later was deployed to Kuwait from 2008 to 2009.

Gabbard has served as the Hawaii House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004.

Tulsi was the youngest woman to be elected to a U.S. state legislature, she was at age 21 that time.

She was the vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2013 to 2016.

Tulsi Gabbard supports abortion rights, Medicare for All, and same-sex marriage.

She opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership. She is critical of interventionism in Iraq, Libya, and Syria.

Tulsi Gabbard was the first woman to finish as the distinguished honor graduate in the Academy’s 50-year history.

Tulsi Gabbard


Full NameTulsi Gabbard
Born 12 April 1981
Born Place Leloaloa, Maoputasi County, American Samoa
Spouse(s)Eduardo Tamayo (marriage- 2002; divorced- 2006),
Abraham Williams (marriage 2015)
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MotherCarol Porter Gabbard

She was the fourth of five children by Mike.


Tulsi was home-schooled through high school except for two years at a Christian missionary academy for girls, Philippines. She graduated from Hawaii Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 2009.

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Military Service

April 2003serving in the State Legislature, was enlisted in the Hawaii Army National Guard.
July 2004volunteered for a 12-month tour in Iraq, was serving as a medical operations specialist and a military police officer.
2006serving as a legislative aide for U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka in Washington, D.C.
2008-20009 deployed to Kuwait
October 2015promoted from captain to major at a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Military badges And Decorations

BadgeCombat Medical Badge
1st RowMeritorious Service Medal
2nd RowArmy Commendation Medal w/Oak Leaf ClusterArmy Achievement Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster
3rd RowGood Conduct MedalNational Defense Service MedalIraq Campaign Medal w/Campaign star
4th RowGlobal War on Terrorism Expeditionary MedalGlobal War On Terrorism Service MedalArmed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Bronze Hourglass Device
5th RowArmy Service RibbonArmy Overseas Service RibbonArmy Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
Foreign AwardGerman Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold)

Political Carrer

Hawaii House of Representatives (2002–2004)

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Honolulu City Council (2011–2012)

United States House of Representatives (2013–present)

Committee assignments

Committee on Armed Services (2013–)

  • Subcommittee on Readiness
  • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Committee on Foreign Affairs (2013–2019)

  • Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
  • Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa

Committee on Financial Services (2019–

  • Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy
  • Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion

Caucus memberships

  • Congressional Progressive Caucus
  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
  • Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
  • Medicare For All Caucus
  • U.S.-Japan Caucus

Memorable Photos

Photo: At the ceremony of her promotion to major on date October 12, 2015.

Photo: Speaking at the 135th National Guard Association of the United States conference in 2013

Photo: Campaigning for President in San Francisco, California

Photo: Speaking at a luncheon on February 2013

Photo: At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii in September 2016

Photo: At the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

Photo: Tulsi Gabbard and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York on September 28, 2014

US congressional delegation at Halifax International Security Forum 2014

Standing with fellow House Democrats to demand a vote on Gun Control measures

Meet Tulsi Gabbard

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Job Title
U.S. Representative