MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - AlliedBarton Security Services, www.AlliedBarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is proud to announce that Chris McCann, Recruiter and Trainer, Midwest Region, Minneapolis, MN, was awarded the Patriotic Civilian Service Award from the Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces (EPAF).

"This award represents the highest award any civilian can receive from the Army for the state of Minnesota," said Jerold A. Ramos Sr., CABR, CRM, Director of Strategic Recruiting/Military Liaison, AlliedBarton Security Services. "Chris goes above and beyond the call of duty each and every day to ensure that he secures employment for our nation's veterans."

AlliedBarton is committed to hiring veterans, reservists, their families and caregivers, and promoting this important hiring practice. The company-wide military hiring program, Hire Our Heroes(SM), www.AlliedBarton.com/HireOurHeroes, is an essential part of AlliedBarton's recruiting strategy.

"AlliedBarton is focused on providing high quality security officer services and hiring military personnel is an important part of our strategy," said Ramos. "AlliedBarton is honored to employ those who have dedicated themselves to protecting our freedom, and the security services industry is an ideal career for transitioning military. We offer the training and advancement opportunities necessary for reservists and veteran military to continue their careers."

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit AlliedBarton.com.

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