FORT GORDON, GA (WFXG) - Military personnel looking for work can visit a career fair Thursday on Fort Gordon.
The Georgia Department of Corrections and the Georgia National Guard will host several law enforcement and public safety agencies for the career fair between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the U.S. Army Reserve Center on Fort Gordon.
The event is free and open to active duty and transitioning military personnel, National Guard personnel and reservists who register online.
Participating agencies include the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Georgia National Guard, the Department of Juvenile Justice, the DeKalb County Police Department, the Cobb County Department of Public Safety and others. For an updated list, visit dcor.state.ga.us.
"We are thrilled to be hosting a second Military Career Fair at Fort Gordon this year," Commissioner Brian Owens said. "Military veterans have the values and skills that we are looking for in future employees and it is imperative that we continue to work together to assist these brave men and women who selflessly serve and protect our country find employment."
The GDC has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 55,000 state prisoners and more than 160,000 probationers. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 12,000 employees.