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I served three tours in Afghanistan as an Air Force rescue pilot and understand what our military and their families go through in a way that most politicians in DC can’t. I also experienced difficulty entering the workforce after military service, and know the challenges that veterans face transitioning into civilian life. In Congress, I will support responsible national security policies, protect the paychecks of active duty military members during government shutdowns, and stop any effort to privatize the VA while streamlining services for veterans to get better care when they need it.