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Tammy Duckworth

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth is a Thai-American senator and retired Army National Guard lieutenant colonel. Here are some facts about her!

  • She is a Purple Heart recipient from an injury that happened, while she was a helicopter pilot.
  • She is fluent in Thai, Indonesian, and English.
  • She has two daughters, Abigail and Maile.
  • She often volunteers at places like food pantries and community service projects.
  • She was a Blackhawk pilot. (That is pretty cool!)
  • She was an Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs under the Obama administration.

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