Are you one of the almost 1 million military veterans who are now part of this country’s trucking industry and related fields?
If so, Truckers News wants to recognize you on Friday, Nov. 9 as Americans prepare to observe Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11.
On Nov. 9, Trucker’s News will publish a salute to veterans, and we want you to be part of that tribute.
Army. Navy. Marines. Air Force. Coast Guard. National Guard. Truckers News wants to salute all of you, and recognize you for your service to our country.
There are almost 22 million veterans of the U.S. armed services in this country, according to the Census Bureau. About 9 million of them are part of this country’s workforce and about 11 percent of them work in the trucking and affiliated industries.
Many of these veterans have joined are truck drivers. Many fleets actively recruit military veterans to join their driver corps. There have also been several programs created to help vets get training and transition to driving jobs.