Jim Webb opposed the war before it began in Iraq and urged his current opponent, incumbent George Allen to vote against it. Jim Webbâs Washington Post editorial in September 2002 warned that an Iraq invasion would hurt the overall War on Terror. Webb has impressive military credentials that will make him a voice to reckon with in turning around our failing and immoral foreign policy. A 1968 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was a varsity boxer, he served as a Marine officer in Vietnam. Twice wounded, he earned the Navy Cross, the Silver Star medal, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. Webb went on to collect a law degree from Georgetown, serve as counsel to the House Veterans Affairs Committee, receive appointments as assistant defense secretary and secretary of the Navy in the Reagan administration. He has also won an Emmy Award, and penned six bestselling novels!