OCTOBER 13, 2020
Come meet Congressman Mike Garcia!
A first-generation American citizen, Congressman Mike Garcia was a highly decorated United States Naval Officer and businessman before joining the United States House of Representatives. His superb flying performance earned him the honor of becoming one of the first F/A-18 Super Hornet strike fighter pilots in the Navy. While on active duty, Congressman Garcia flew over 30 combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom in the skies above Baghdad, Fallujah, and Tikrit.
A top graduate of Saugus High School, Congressman Garcia was nominated to attend the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis by former U.S. Representative Howard "Buck" McKeon. Graduating with a Bachelor's degree while majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish, Congressman Garcia was in the top 3% of his class. Upon graduating from Annapolis, Garcia also attended graduate school at Georgetown University, where he earned a Master's Degree in National Securities Studies.