military

Did the U.S. make the right move in Syria after reported chemical weapons use?

Following 50-plus U.S. missiles launched at a Syrian airfield Thursday -- a telegraphed response to reported Syrian use of chemical weapons against internal enemies -- what's your view of the U.S. action?

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USA Truck named finalist for military employer honor

USA Truck named finalist for military employer honor

USA Truck has been named a finalist for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military (MVE), awarded by RecruitMilitary.

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Schneider recognized for being ‘military-friendly’ employer

Schneider recognized for being 'military-friendly' employer

More than a quarter of Schneider's workforce has a military background, the company says.

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USA Truck launches new military apprenticeship program

USA Truck launches new military apprenticeship program

The program allows veterans to receive Class A CDL training with no up-front costs, and allows them to begin working at USA Truck while still receiving VA benefits.

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Fleets recognize military veteran drivers

Fleets recognize military veteran drivers

A number of trucking companies honored their military veteran drivers with events and even pay increases for Veterans Day last week.

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Baylor Trucking honors military veterans with pay increases

Baylor Trucking honors military veterans with pay increases

The company is giving its drivers who served in the Armed Forces an increase of $.01 per mile, a $1 per hour increase for local drivers and a 1 percent salary increase for office associates.

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FMCSA gives states option to waive portion of CDL test for certain military truck drivers

FMCSA gives states option to waive portion of CDL test for certain military truck drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued the two-year exemption that will go into effect Oct. 27 after the Missouri Department of Revenue requested the exemption earlier this year. The exemption effectively gives military truck drivers credit for their military training.

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FMCSA gives $1M to train military vets to become truckers

FMCSA gives $1M to train military vets to become truckers

Seven technical and community colleges across the U.S. were awarded a combined total of nearly $1 million in grants from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to help train military veterans and their families for jobs as truck drivers.

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FMCSA eases requirements for military vets looking to obtain CDL

FMCSA eases requirements for military vets looking to obtain CDL

Military personnel who drove commercial vehicles in the service looking to transition into the trucking industry will now have a full year to apply for a skills test waiver instead of just 90 days after they leave the service. Additionally, the rule allows states to accept applications from active-duty military members that are stationed in that state.

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Voting open for top military rookie trucker, winner receives new Kenworth

Voting open for top military rookie trucker, winner receives new Kenworth

Through Nov. 11, the public can watch videos of the three finalists and vote up to 25 times per day for trucking's top military rookie. The contest is a joint effort of the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, Kenworth and Fastport.

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