More on O‘ahu Updates
Yesterday morning on Oʻahu, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard spoke at the change of command ceremony aboard the USS Hopper, where Commander Jeff Tamulevich assumed command from Commander JD Gainey. The congresswoman thanked Commander Gainey for his service in command during on a 180-day deployment to the Arabian Gulf, western Pacific, and Indian Ocean that concluded in February. The ship is scheduled to deploy again in three weeks out of Pearl Harbor.
Honolulu, HI—At the Oʻahu Veterans Center today, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) joined the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), Rainbow Chapter 483 (Honolulu) in honoring twelve recipients of the Purple Heart Medal at an official presentation ceremony. The recipients, who included veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, were awarded the Purple Heart Medal by the Army for their wounds in combat, but never received a formal presentation of their medals, as is required by Army regulations.
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Washington, DC—On Tuesday afternoon, nearly 4,000 Hawaiʻi residents participated in Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (HI-02) live “Telephone Town Hall” focused on Hawaiʻi veterans. The congresswoman was joined on the call by:
WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Hawaii Congressional Delegation applauded the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of a petition that certifies that eating macadamia nuts can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease under certain circumstances.
Washington D.C. -- Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) commemorated the life of Congressman Mark Takai, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer one year ago today. Before his career in the House of Representatives, Congressman Takai served Hawaii as a member of the State House of Representatives for nearly twenty years.