Looking To Join The Trucking World After Military Retirement

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Joe M.'s Comment
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Hello,

I will be retiring from the military in the next year and would like some feedback on the program Troops Into Transportation. It is one of the many training programs that is offered to Military veterans. I was hoping that some in here may have used this program and could give me some feedback on the good, the bad, and the ugly. From the reviews that I have been able to find it seems to be a decent program, but I would like to ask in here.

Also, just wondering what you enjoy about being in the trucking world. I have done 20 years in the communications field and need a change. I love to travel and seeing new things and think that with a big windshield in front of me, the ever-changing scenery, might be just what I need. I am not scared of hard work or long hours as long as it is enjoyable most of the time. I am aware that it is not always fun, but just looking for some feedback on what most find enjoyable in their work.

PackRat's Comment
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Welcome to the Trucking Truth site, Joe!

I'm retired military and really have found a calling driving. If I had not done the military for a few years, this is the number one choice of occupation I know of, for me anyway. See the country one mile marker at a time. Mostly, it still never gets old, and we get paid great money to do it, too.

Papa Pig's Comment
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Troops Into Transportation

There is my experience on it. I went through the program last year. If you have any specific questions let me know.

If you think I think I'm 's Comment
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Hello,

I will be retiring from the military in the next year and would like some feedback on the program Troops Into Transportation. It is one of the many training programs that is offered to Military veterans. I was hoping that some in here may have used this program and could give me some feedback on the good, the bad, and the ugly. From the reviews that I have been able to find it seems to be a decent program, but I would like to ask in here.

Also, just wondering what you enjoy about being in the trucking world. I have done 20 years in the communications field and need a change. I love to travel and seeing new things and think that with a big windshield in front of me, the ever-changing scenery, might be just what I need. I am not scared of hard work or long hours as long as it is enjoyable most of the time. I am aware that it is not always fun, but just looking for some feedback on what most find enjoyable in their work.

I just retired last March and am right in the middle of a "refresher" program with Pride after not driving for 14 years when I went back to active duty. I can't speak to the program you mentioned before, but if you wanna bounce any questions off me from a retired military perspective I'd be glad to weigh in.

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