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Darryl Kehrer

About the author: Darryl graduated from Penn College predecessor Williamsport Area Community College in 1972, with an associate of arts degree in liberal studies. (His wife, Dawn, also graduated in 1972 with the same degree. The couple resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia.) Darryl holds a Master of Public Administration, is a retired staff director of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives. For 34 years, he contributed to writing U.S. policies affecting military veterans. He is a 1992 Woodrow Wilson Public Service Fellow and co-author of the book “Across the Aisle: The Seven-Year Journey of the Historic Montgomery GI Bill,” which includes a foreword by former President George H.W. Bush. In 2015, Darryl and Dawn (who went on to earn a master’s degree in communication disorders) honored their former history professor by establishing the Daniel J. Doyle Scholarship at Penn College.