Dan Ward (VA-7)

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Democratic Candidate, Virginia 7th Congressional District

https://www.danwardforcongress.com/

Dan was raised in Central Virginia and attended Virginia public schools. After graduating from Vanderbilt University Dan answered the call to service and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps where he flew combat missions over Iraq, Bosnia, and Kosovo.

From 2011-2014 Dan was stationed at the U.S. Department of State, where he was promoted to Colonel and served as a senior military advisor, managing operations in Syria and Ukraine.

After 24+ years of service, Dan retired from the Corps, moved back to Central VA and began flying Boeing 777s. He lives on a farm in Orange with his wife and two children, where he raises cattle and runs a small sawmill.