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Governor picks Ohio deputy inspector general to lead state's veterans services agency
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, October 4, 2013 4:57 PM EDT
Gov. John Kasich has picked the state's deputy inspector general to lead the Ohio Department of Veterans Services.
Retired Air Force Col. Tom Moe announced his retirement as director in July.
Gorrell was commissioned an Army second lieutenant in 1982. He served in Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kuwait. Gorrell was chief of staff for the U.S. Third Army while in Kuwait.
The University of Akron graduate holds several military honors including the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and the Meritorious Service Medal.
Gorrell also is a past command inspector general of the Ohio National Guard.