FASTPORT Sponsors Transition Summit At Fort Leonard Wood, MO—Home Of Military Truck Driver Training


Fort Leonard Wood, MO -  FASTPORT is sponsoring the highly anticipated Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summit on May 5 - 6. The event will connect transitioning service members with trucking industry employers committed to hiring veterans.

"We are proud to sponsor this transition summit because of the natural tie-in to the trucking industry," said FASTPORT CEO Bill McLennan. "Fort Leonard Wood is where all of the military branches provide basic training for their truck driving specialists, and we look forward to educating them about the great career opportunities with great employers in the trucking industry."

The Summit at Fort Leonard Wood is free to all Missouri service members, veterans, and military spouses. Expect to hear from federal and state representatives, local leaders, military officers and employers from:

  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
  • U.S. Army's Installation Management Command
  • U.S. Army, Soldier for Life
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program
  • U.S. Department of Defense’s Transition to Veterans Program Office
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Visit Hiring Our Heroes for more details about the transition summit or to register for the event.

If you are not able to join us in Missouri, please contact FASTPORT at 978-877-4300 to get your jobs posted on, the on-ramp for veterans to find great career opportunities in the trucking industry.