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During Webb's Senate Campaign against George Allen, Allen's campaign arraigned a press conference by several female Naval Academy graduates who condemned Webb's article as being directly responsible for intense sexist hazing and discrimination which they received as midshipmen at the Academy.  

What is less well known is that as Navy Secretary, Webb's views on women in the military took a much more egalitarian stance.  He opened more billets previously forbidden to women in the Navy than any Secretary before or since.  One of the women featured in that press conference later publicly recanted her accusations and endorsed Webb based on his more favorable treatment of women as Navy Secretary.  Sorry, I've been googling most of the morning and so far cannot find a suitable link.

We all bleed the same color.

by budr on Sat May 31st, 2008 at 12:25:22 PM EST
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