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Veterans Day 2017

Veterans, a big thank-you for your service from Wendy, with particular note to those in her well-represented family.

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Photos: Patriotic rigs salute veterans

Truckers pay tribute to veterans with patriotic rigs.

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Three truckers named finalists to win Kenworth in rookie driver contest

Wayne Roy, a Marine Corps veteran driving for U.S. Xpress; Daniel Shonebarger, a Navy veteran driving for Melton Truck Lines; and Gregg Softy, an Army veteran driving for Stevens Transport, were named finalists in the program. The winner will receive a Kenworth T680.

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New FMCSA guidance allows states to accept commercial learner’s permit applications from any out-of-state drivers

The guidance issued this week is in line with FMCSA’s final rule issued Oct. 13, 2016, that amended CDL regulations to ease the transition of military personnel into the trucking industry. Previously, states could only accept out-of-state applications from military personnel, but the new guidance applies to all drivers.

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TA-Petro offering free meals to military members, veterans on July 4

On the Fourth, any veteran, active duty or reservist from the military can receive a complimentary meal of their choice from a special "Military Only" menu with proof of service.

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FMCSA proposes rules to ease new drivers’ transition into trucking

FMCSA issued a rule proposal to extend the expiration date of commercial learner's permits from 180 days to a full year, as well as a proposal to allow current and former military members who drove a truck in the military to waive the CDL knowledge test.

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Bills aim to bring more veterans to trucking

Legislators have introduced bills that would, if passed, expand the number of VA medical professionals allowed to conduct DOT physicals, as well as extend the CDL exemption for military veterans to active-duty service members and reservists.

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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 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

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

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