Veteran's Day, Lt Col O'Shell, Rotary Club of York PA, Virtual Meeting, 11/11/2020, Noon
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Lt Col Don O’Shell serves as the Director of Staff for the Pennsylvania Air National Guard assigned to state headquarters located at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania.  Scheduled to be live, in-person at the CCY, the presentation is a picture narrative of both Afghanistan deployments via PowerPoint slides shared from the perspective of a Citizen Airman.
"Virtual" Audience on 
11:55am Log in, 12 Noon Virtual Meeting to begin 
In Person at CCY for RCY members with confirmed reservations: 
11:15am  Arrival, fellowship & salad
11:30am  Lunch entrees will be served 
12:00pm  President Anne will begin meeting for virtual audience
The Central York  Middle School "Colonial Fife and Drum Corps" will perform for members outside at CCY from 11:00-11:30am so come early to enjoy the wonderful music to honor our Veterans.  Members not attending the CCY meeting are welcome to drive to CCY and listen from your vehicles.
For the majority of his Air Guard career, Lt Col O’Shell was a part-time, drilling status guardsman or commonly referred to as a Citizen Airman (live and work locally, yet serve globally). In 2016 Lt Col O’Shell deployed to Afghanistan as an advisor to the Afghan Air Force assigned to the 438th AEW as the Deputy CJ1 – coalition joint personnel director.  In 2020 he deployed a 2nd time to Afghanistan as the Director of the Joint Visitors Bureau with Headquarters Resolute Support. 
Prior to his current full time position with the Air National Guard Lt Col O’Shell was the York County Clerk of Courts from January 2003 to March 2019.  Previous to holding elected county office Lt Col O’Shell served as Chief of Staff to State Representative Keith Gillespie, served in the Ridge-Schweiker Administration and was a Legislative Assistant to State Representative Stan Saylor.
Preferential seating will be given to all VETERANS.  For those who are not able/comfortable attending in person, please email your name and branch of service to by Tuesday morning so your name can read from the podium and the club can recognize you and your service. 
Rotarian Ken Cooper will be taking individual PHOTOS of all Veterans at CCY to put together a collage this year since we cannot take a group photo.  Please see Photographer Ken when you arrive.