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Senior Chief Aviation Mechanic, USN (Retired)

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Or

A Male that Can't Shave!

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Rhino's Comment
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Always with a coffee mug and never on time. Lol

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A Male that Can't Shave!

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IDMtnGal 's Comment
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Senior Chief Aviation Mechanic, USN (Retired)

Okay...that would be an E what? E8? E9?

Laura SSgt (E5)

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E-8

Davy A.'s Comment
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Knight has a really good program for vets. Free lodging while at school, bunch of perks. Thanks for your service.

Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
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Most companies have programs for military vets. By going to private school, you will still have to spend time with a trainer at Prime that will be longer than if you train with them. You should also stay with your first company at least one year.

Keep in mind whatever company you think is the worst has veteran drivers who have been there for years and love it.

Many companies have military themed trucks for vets.

Good luck.

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Pride Transport is also on the list, however they have a six month contract for all drivers (I think). So I might go with the apprenticeship for 6 months or so then go over to Pride?

Thanx Mike

Pride does have a 6 month contract if you have CDL/no experience and go through their training. But if you're cut out for the job 6 months is nothing.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Mackerel 's Comment
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You are welcome.

Knight has a really good program for vets. Free lodging while at school, bunch of perks. Thanks for your service.

Mackerel 's Comment
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Thanx Msgt C. I am leaning towards Pride. They do not have the Apprenticeship option, but the company sounds great, somewhere I might fit.

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Pride Transport is also on the list, however they have a six month contract for all drivers (I think). So I might go with the apprenticeship for 6 months or so then go over to Pride?

Thanx Mike

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Pride does have a 6 month contract if you have CDL/no experience and go through their training. But if you're cut out for the job 6 months is nothing.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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