Guardsmen Finishes Education He Started 38 Years Ago

ALBANY, N.Y.–Chief Warrant Officer 3 Doug Sherman started his college education in 1979. He finished on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Sherman, age 56, the warrant officer recruiter for the New York Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion graduated with a degree in business management and economics from Empire State College.

It took three years of late nights and long weekends to finish what he had started as an 18-year old Marine Corps recruit, Sherman said, but it was worth it.

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