PA-Sen: Toomey Adds Darrell Owens to Staff
A native of Waterford in Erie County, Owens spent the past six years focusing on military and veteran issues for Congressman Glenn Thompson, the Republican incumbent of Pennsylvania’s Fifth District.
“I am pleased that Darrell is joining my team in Washington,” Sen. Toomey said.
Owens holds the rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve where he currently serves as an Intelligence Officer. A graduate of the Air Force Air Command & Staff College, he is working towards a Master’s degree from the U.S. Army War College, in Carlisle.
“In addition to serving our country in uniform, Darrell has worked effectively with Rep. Thompson to help Pennsylvania’s veterans,” Sen. Toomey said.
“He will help me craft legislation to ensure that veterans are the first in line for the best care we can deliver and he will help cut through red tape that delays those benefits.”
The new advisor will join Toomey’s State Director, Bob DeSousa, a Colonel in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, in serving over one million veterans who live in the state. Owens will also assist the various military posts across the Commonwealth.