Federal Prison Camp, Eglin was a Federal Bureau of Prisons minimum security prison at Auxiliary Field 6, Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. [1 ]
By 2006 the federal government decided to cut costs by closing Eglin and returning the buildings to the
Air Force. The prisoners were moved to Federal Prison Camp, Pensacola. [2 ]
Notable inmates [ edit ]
Watergate burglars - Bernard Barker, Virgilio Gonzalez, Eugenio Martínez, James W. McCord, Jr., and Frank Sturgis - were inmates at Eglin. [3 ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ " BOP/NIC Directory." Federal Bureau of Prisons. February 2, 2004. Retrieved on August 23, 2010.
^ Rudman, Mladen. " Article: Eglin prison to turn in key: The camp?s five dormitories and smaller buildings will be returned to the Air Force after remaining personnel leaves by Feb. 20". . January 10, 2006. Retrieved on August 23, 2010. Northwest Florida Daily News
^ Saperstein, Saundra; Baker, Donald P. (April 23, 1980). "Mandel Asks to Serve Time in Florida". The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.) . Retrieved September 29, 2014.
^ "ES&S, Diebold lobbyists, July 21, 2005". bbvforums.org . Retrieved June 26, 2013.
^ " National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Ex-Congressman Enters Prison." . February 11, 2003. Retrieved on August 23, 2010. The New York Times
^ " Financier Wolfson Scheduled To Leave Eglin Prison Today." Associated Press at . Monday January 26, 1970. 45th year, No. 115. 1A. Retrieved from The Herald Tribune Google News (1/38) on August 23, 2010.
^ "Short Circuits". The Boston Globe. March 18, 1984.