Major General William Lynch

Major General William Lynch

Bill Lynch was named as the Receiver for the City of Harrisburg, in 2012.� He culminated a 40 year career of service to the nation in the US Air Force and Air National Guard, in 2004.�� The General is a combat tested leader with 100 missions over North Viet Nam as an RF4C aircraft commander. �His career in the Pennsylvania National Guard, included service as a cabinet officer, appointed by three Governors, as the Adjutant General and Secretary of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. General Lynch also served as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council and stood with Governor Ridge on September 11, 2001 at the Flight 93 crash site.� He is a fighter pilot with over 5,000 hours in various aircraft and is a military parachutist.In 2006 and 2007, he served with the US Department of State at Embassy Baghdad as the Chief of Staff, Iraq Reconstruction Management Office. In 2008, he returned for a second tour as the Director of the Embassy�s Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment. �General Lynch received a B.A. in American Literature from Brown University, and a Juris Doctorate, with High Distinction, from the Ohio Northern University School of Law, where he was elected to the Law Review.� He is also a graduate of the National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C.