After you have left military service, you may search for a career that will keep you fulfilled and busy. A trucking career, started at a truck driving school, may be the perfect choice to use your skills and determination. Read on to see how military service can help your future trucking career.
Use Your GI Bill
During and after your service, you will likely have access to tuition help through a GI Bill program. There are many programs available, and each can help in different ways depending on your individual circumstance. For example, if you were injured during your military service, then you might qualify for tuition help through the Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation program. Other programs—such as the Montgomery GI Bill and Post-9/11 GI Bill—are also commonly used toward furthering your education through trucking school, vocational education, and college.
Use Your Skills
Military service brings many benefits, including learning several diverse skills that can be used during your trucking career. You will likely learn practical skills like how to work on a vehicle engine. You will also learn necessary problem-solving skills, adaptability, and important safety skills that can all be used while you are driving a tractor-trailer. You will have several encounters throughout your trucking career that will require you to use your military training and determine the best course of action to complete your job.
Use Your Determination
Joining the military is not for the faint-hearted, so it is safe to assume you have a certain level of drive and determination to see yourself through challenges. You will need this drive to succeed in your truck driving program and throughout your trucking career. A driving career can be lucrative and fulfilling, but it can also be difficult. The determination you had throughout your military career will help see you through any difficult times you might encounter in your trucking life.
Take advantage of many opportunities you will find with Phoenix Truck Driving Institute. We are proud to work with our service members and help them achieve the education they desire. Please call us at (877) 295-5372 to learn more about our program availability.