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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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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

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

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

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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