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Veterans Day Celebration at Deerfield Correctional Center Honors Incarcerated Veterans

November 08, 2019


Deerfield Correctional Center
21360 Deerfield Drive
Capron, Virginia 23829


November 08, 2019, 12:00 PM


The Honorable Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security
Mr. Steven J. Combs, Acting Commissioner, Virginia Department of Veterans Services
Mrs. Donna Harrison, Criminal Justice Coordinator, VA Veterans and Family Services


Deerfield Correctional Center commemorates Veterans Day with its annual banquet, which includes guest speakers, entertainment, and special presentations.


The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) proudly honors incarcerated veterans for their service to our country. Through special housing in Veterans Pods and programs designed for this unique population, the department works to address the needs of veterans and provide an environment to help them succeed. The VADOC also takes great pride in being the largest employer of veterans among state agencies. (*Special note to media: Please be advised when covering the event that equipment will be searched, cell phones are prohibited, and jeans are not allowed (as they are part of inmates’ uniforms.*)

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