|Carrington Named Department Of Corrections’ Statewide Veterans Coordinator|
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary John Wetzel announced the appointment of Michael Carrington as statewide veterans coordinator. Beginning today, Carrington will lead the department's veterans program and initiatives by providing support and education to employees, incarcerated veterans and reentrants in the community. He also will serve as the agency's liaison to all veteran service programs.
"Mike brings with him to this position a passion and skill set that will ensure success of this extremely important program," Secretary Wetzel said. "Mike understands what it means to be a team player and to focus on the needs of others. Whether they are employees or inmates, veterans are a special group of individuals who require specific support and certainly are deserving of our respect. I am confident that this program will continue to improve under his leadership."
Prior to his employment with the DOC, Carrington was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps as a sergeant in 2006.
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