About Tulsi Gabbard

About Tulsi

Tulsi is the first female combat veteran ever to run for the presidency and is the first female combat veteran ever elected to Congress, along with Tammy Duckworth.

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Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard has served for over six years on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Armed Services Committee where she's been intimately involved with sensitive, national security issues.

Tulsi Gabbard

A war veteran of two tours of duty in the Middle East and presently a major in the US Army National Guard, Gabbard is an outspoken critic of regime change wars and the new cold war.

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A young Tulsi Gabbard

Part 1 Early Years

Surrounded by swaying palm trees, pounding surf, and luscious mountain ranges on Tutuila Island, Tulsi was born to Carol and Mike Gabbard as the fourth of five children.

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Tulsi Gabbard paddles on a surfboard

Part 2 Service Above Self

Growing up in Hawaii, Tulsi was surrounded by one of the most ethnically, culturally and religiously diverse places in the world. One simple idea unifies so many unique people—Aloha.

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Tulsi Gabbard in uniform, saluting

Part 3 The Cost of War

Having experienced first-hand the true cost of war, Tulsi made a personal vow to find a way to ensure that our country doesn’t continue repeating the mistakes of the past, sending our troops into war without a clear mission, strategy, or purpose.

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Tulsi Gabbard on election night

Part 4 Running for Congress

Tulsi entered the race as a clear underdog against a well-established candidate, ran a positive campaign focused on servant leadership in the spirit of aloha, and won a resounding victory.

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Tulsi Gabbard outside the Capitol

Part 5 In Congress

Tulsi has approached every issue through the lens of what will best serve the American people, secure our country, and promote peace.

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Tulsi Gabbard sitting

Part 6 My Spiritual Path

I was raised in a multi-faith family studying both the Christian and Hindu scriptures. We observed Christmas and Janmastami (the birth of Jesus and the birth of Krishna).

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