Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Mark Shepard will be the guest speaker November 10 in a service honoring veterans at God's Community Outreach, 27307 Old Route 35. The worship service begins at 10 a.m. and a celebration dinner follows.
Lt. Col. Shepard served over 30 years in the U.S. Army. The Ohioian taught at West Point and did tours in several countries. Lt. Col. Shephard owns several degrees, including a master's degree in English from Wright State University.