Josey Garcia

Texas House of Representatives, District 124

Josey will continue to be an important voice for equality in the Texas House of Representatives!


Josey Garcia, born on July 17, 1977, grew up with a spirit of resilience and a determination to break barriers. Josey developed a strong sense of duty and patriotism from an early age. In 1995, inspired by a deep commitment to her country, Josey enlisted in the United States Air Force. Her two decades of service were marked by dedication, discipline, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Rising through the ranks, Josey became a respected leader, earning accolades for her outstanding service and commitment to her fellow service members. Josey’s passion for equality and justice extended beyond the military. As an openly proud member of the LGBTQ community, she faced challenges head-on, contributing to the ongoing fight for inclusivity and acceptance within the armed forces. Balancing the demands of military life with her role as a mother, Josey exemplified resilience. She and her husband, Ramon, Together, they created a loving home for their eight children, fostering an environment where diversity was celebrated and individuality was embraced. Upon retiring from the Air Force in 2014, Josey did not rest. Driven by a desire to continue serving her community, she entered the world of advocay. In 2023, she made history by becoming the first woman veteran to serve in the Texas State House. Her journey from the military to the political arena was marked by the same tenacity and dedication that defined her military career. As a legislator, Josey focused on issues close to her heart – veterans’ rights, LGBTQ rights, and education reform. Her unique perspective as a veteran, a member of the LGBTQ community, and a mother of eight allowed her to advocate for policies that were inclusive and reflected the diverse needs of her constituents. Josey Garcia’s legacy is one of breaking barriers, challenging norms, and advocating for a more inclusive and equitable society. Her life story serves as an inspiration to those who aspire to make a difference, proving that strength, compassion, and resilience can lead to transformative change. As Josey continues to serve her community, her impact resonates far beyond the Texas State House, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of those who have had the privilege of witnessing her journey