Media Advisory #12-016 DoD to host career fair aboard Camp Pendleton[MIGRATE]

By | June 04, 2012

The Department of Defense will host the Hiring Heroes Career Fair aboard Camp Pendleton at the South Mesa Club from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.


The Hiring Heroes Program is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service (DCPAS), Recruitment Assistance Division’s (RAD) outreach program for providing assistance to wounded, ill and injured service members whose careers were cut short due to injuries received in Iraq and Afghanistan and to transitioning service members, veterans and their spouses.


The career fair will provide an opportunity to network, collect information and talk one-on-one with approximately 78 DoD, other federal agency and private sector recruiters and employers about civilian career opportunities.


Media are cordially invited to cover the event.




Media interested in covering this event must call the Camp Pendleton Media Relations Office at (760) 725-5044 and must RSVP no later than noon Tuesday, June 5. Members of the media who have RSVP'd will meet at Camp Pendleton's MAIN GATE at 8:30 a.m. on WEDNESDAY to be escorted to the event.