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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.
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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.
|Full Name||Tulsi Gabbard|
|Born||12 April 1981|
|Born Place||Leloaloa, Maoputasi County, American Samoa|
|Spouse(s)||Eduardo Tamayo (marriage- 2002; divorced- 2006),|
Abraham Williams (marriage 2015)
|Mother||Carol 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.
I love our country. It’s why I decided to enlist after 9/11, why I serve in Congress, and why I’m offering to serve as your commander in chief — to protect you, our Constitution, our freedom. https://t.co/O84E20Lpio #TULSI2020 #TulsiGabbard #ServiceBeforeSelf pic.twitter.com/wTpDKShEUI— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) July 31, 2019
|April 2003||serving in the State Legislature, was enlisted in the Hawaii Army National Guard.|
|July 2004||volunteered for a 12-month tour in Iraq, was serving as a medical operations specialist and a military police officer.|
|2006||serving as a legislative aide for U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka in Washington, D.C.|
|2008-20009||deployed to Kuwait|
|October 2015||promoted from captain to major at a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.|
Military badges And Decorations
|Badge||Combat Medical Badge|
|1st Row||Meritorious Service Medal|
|2nd Row||Army Commendation Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster||Army Achievement Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster|
|3rd Row||Good Conduct Medal||National Defense Service Medal||Iraq Campaign Medal w/Campaign star|
|4th Row||Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal||Global War On Terrorism Service Medal||Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Bronze Hourglass Device|
|5th Row||Army Service Ribbon||Army Overseas Service Ribbon||Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon|
|Foreign Award||German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold)|
Hawaii House of Representatives (2002–2004)
Honolulu City Council (2011–2012)
United States House of Representatives (2013–present)
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
- Congressional Progressive Caucus
- Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
- Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
- Medicare For All Caucus
- U.S.-Japan Caucus
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