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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Media Advisory
February 16, 2015
For More Information
Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel

Miami, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections values our nation’s veterans and military personnel.  Through a partnership with the National Guard, the Department is actively recruiting veterans and military personnel to join the Department in our mission to provide care and custody for our inmates, and ensure the safety and security of Florida families.

WHAT: A Guard and Reserve Hiring Event to provide Department of Corrections employment opportunities to veterans and military personnel. Applicants will have the opportunity to take the Criminal Justice Battery Aptitude Test (CJBAT) on site.
WHEN: February 19, 2015. The event will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. and include representatives of National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, and the Florida Department of Corrections.
WHERE: Robert A. Ballard Armory
700 Northwest 28th Street
Miami, Florida 33127
RSVP: For more information about the event, please contact Penny Justice, Lead Employment Case Manager, Hero 2 Hired at (904) 553-0265, or Captain Ron McDonald, Florida Department of Corrections, at 352-989-9366.

Media who wish to attend can contact the Department of Corrections Communications Office at (850) 488-0420.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 22,000 members statewide, incarcerates more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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