Maryland's 1st District
Mia Mason is a 20-year military veteran, who has served in the Navy, Army, and DC National Guard. Because of her LGBT status she was discharged, then returned legally.
Mia has served on board USS Kitty Hawk CV-63 for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. She also aided in the relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina while serving on USS Bataan LHD-5. While in the Navy, she has been stationed in Japan and Norfolk, Virginia serving various commands. She has completed a total of five combat tours between Iraq and Afghanistan while serving in the Navy and Army. Mia served with moral courage, honor, and commitment by working to protect her fellow soldiers from danger.
Mia completed her military career by serving in the DC National Guard and retiring in 2018. Overall during her career, she has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and Humanitarian Medal for her efforts by aiding others. After leaving the military Mia started working with Advocacy Groups and has worked to advance the Civil Rights of all.
She has opposed the discriminatory policies of President Trump, including being a speaker at the 2018 Women’s March in Washington, DC. Mia has chosen to take the next steps in her journey by helping others door to door. Her driving force is to do good, provide proper representation, and restore equity with equality. She has always served others and looks to serve the people of Maryland next.