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The War Hero: Robert Kerrey
A military commando-turned-politico, Kerrey
was the first Navy SEAL to receive the Medal of Honor.
On March 14, 1969, he
teammates in scaling a 350-foot-cliff on a surprise attack against the Vietcong and was injured from a grenade that exploded near his
After the war, he
got into politics.
He was elected governor of Nebraska and later represented the state in the Senate.
lost the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination to Bill Clinton.
He was recently president of the New School in New York City and now works as a consultant for The Carmen Group.