Virginia’s 2nd District

U.S. Navy

Congresswoman Elaine Luria represents Virginia’s Second Congressional District. Congresswoman Luria served 20 years in the Navy, retiring in 2017 at the rank of Commander. She deployed to the Middle East and Western Pacific, and culminated her Navy career by commanding a combat-ready unit of 400 sailors. Now a member of the House Armed Services Committee, Congresswoman Luria serves as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces. She also made history as the first woman veteran from a military service branch to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC), and the first to lead an HVAC Subcommittee. Congresswoman Luria graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and received a master’s in engineering management from Old Dominion University.

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