About the Author

Navy Captain Daryl S. Borgquist, USNR received a B.A. Bible (1978), B.A. Humanities (1978), and an M.A. Theological Studies (1983) from Biola University, La Mirada, California. He also received a Master of Arts in Military History from Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont in January 2016.  He received a direct commission as a Navy public affairs officer in September 1992 with retirement in November 2016.  He was an Navy enlisted Journalist for six years prior to being commissioned (1986 – 1992).  Previously and concurrently to his Navy career, he was a communicator for the federal government for three decades at the White House (1981 – 1982), Federal Trade Commission (1982), U.S. Agency for International Development (1982 – 1983), U.S. Department of Education (1984 – 1985), U.S. Department of Transportation (1984), Legal Services Corporation (1985 – 1988),  U.S. Department of Justice (1988 – 2008),  and the U.S. Department of State (2008 – 2009).   He also served as a research associate at the Center for Religion, Philosophy, and Public Policy of the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. (1983-1984).  He lives in McGaheysville, Virginia.

Disclaimer:  The views presented on this website are the author’s own and do not represent the federal government, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the United States Navy. 



Publications by Daryl Borgquist

“Advance Warning? The Red Cross Connection,” Naval History Magazine, U.S. Naval Institute, May/June 1999.  For a full text of the article see:


“Empowering the Poor,” Eternity Magazine, June 1984, pp.21-25.


The author also edited or contributed to a number of U.S. Government Publications published by the Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice. They are available at the U.S. Department of Justice Library or from the Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice.


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