The Georgia Department of Corrections recently announced the reassignment of Jose Morales to warden of the Long State Prison in Ludowici. Morales has been with the department for 15 years and began his career as a corrections officer at Rutledge State Prison. He also served at Macon State Prison, South West Georgia Corrections Academy and the Western Pre-Release Center. He was named Deputy Warden of Security for Calhoun State Prison in 2007 and was promoted to warden at Johnson State Prison in 2010. Morales also served the U.S. Army Airborne Infantry for more than 23 years and earned his criminal justice certificate from Columbus State University.