88M Army service members can get prequalified for a position in the trucking industry because they have experience as motor vehicle operators, which is highly valued and needed in the U.S. Trucking Industry. They have also worked for the most advanced logistics and supply management company in the world - the U.S. Army. Now they can leverage that experience to start an amazing career in the U.S. Trucking Industry.
The Hiring Our Heroes Trucking Track program will match 88Ms with top trucking companies so they can choose the best job possible.
The Trucking Track Mentoring Program was established by Hiring Our Heroes to address the industry’s need for skills developed from all military backgrounds to fill over 300,000 open professional driving positions. The Mentoring Program itself assists veterans, transitioning service members and their spouses in finding great careers with great employers in the trucking industry. We will also assist in getting your Commercial Skills Waiver completed so you can start your new career sooner, with the highest possible starting pay.
The Trucking Industry offers many great career paths and opportunities. There are many different professional driving opportunities to meet your specific needs and wants. Contrary to popular belief, most driving jobs have very high pay and get you home every night. If you are adventurous and want to see America while getting paid a lot, there are great Over The Road (OTR) opportunities. If you do not mind a little time away from home, there are also fantastic Regional opportunities with great employers and great benefits.
For professional drivers, the U.S. Trucking Industry offers very diverse career paths. Should you decide to stay driving, you can select different routes, geographies and cargo types to haul if your circumstances and interests change. You can even become an entrepreneur and own your own truck, or fleet of trucks. If you want to transition out of driving, the choices are even broader.