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Published: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 3:19 PM
Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 3:17 PM
By: The Associated Press
HONOLULU — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army National Guard training.
Gabbard announced the two-week break in a statement Monday. She will return to the campaign trail on Aug. 25.
Gabbard is a major in the Army National Guard who has served in the military for more than 16 years and deployed to Iraq in 2004 and Kuwait in 2008.
She will be participating in a joint-training exercise with the Indonesian military. Gabbard says she is "grateful to be able to serve our country and the American people in many ways, including as a soldier."