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KCSO announces new U.S. Army recruitment program

Army misses 2018 recruiting goal
Posted at 4:12 PM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 19:12:15-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — On Monday, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office announced its partnership with the U.S. Army to recruit military personnel after they discharge.

The program, Army Pays, recruits men and women who have served their country in the Army, and will now be serve their communities as peace officers.

KCSO said the program is "a strategic partnership between the U.S. Army and select corporations, companies, and public sector agencies designed to assist military recruiting efforts and connect America with its Army."

"Enlisting Army prospects will be advised of job opportunities they may be qualified for after they finish their initial term of service or active duty training for the U.S. Army Reserve," officials added. "Similarly, they advise ROTC Cadets after completion of their bachelor’s degree and commissioning."

For more information on the program, click here.