Use Your Military Benefits for CDL Training
United States Truck Driving School is proud to offer financial assistance options to assist active duty service members, reservists, veterans, dependents, or spouses to receive high-quality CDL training.
Our Troops Into Transportation program is designed to support service members in pursuing rewarding careers in the transportation industry. We’re committed to helping our veterans enter the industry and obtain their CDL license while providing diverse career advancement opportunities that leverage their military skills and knowledge.
As a trusted source for carriers seeking to hire military personnel, we work hard to connect our veterans with employers who value their experience and training. With competitive annual entry-level salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for advancement, our program offers an excellent career path for seasoned veterans looking to transition to civilian life in the transportation industry.
To apply for any of the VA benefits listed below, please contact our school office directly, or visit the Veterans Administration eBenefits website.
Benefits for Veterans
U.S Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits
Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB)
This program provides benefits to Veterans and Service-members who have at least two years of active duty. Eligible students may receive up to 36 months of benefits, paid based on the type of career training, length of service, and other requirements.
Chapter 31 – Veteran Readiness and Employment Benefit (VR&E)
If you are a veteran who has a VA disability rating and an employment handicap, you may be entitled to counseling, training, education, and job placement assistance under this program.
Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill®
If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or if you are an honorably discharged Veteran, or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for this program. For approved programs, the Post-9/11 GI Bill® provides up to 36 months of benefits.
Chapter 35 – Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA)
This program offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.
Chapter 1606 – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
Chapter 1606 provides education and training benefits to eligible members of the Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Eligibility for this program is determined by the Selected Reserve components and VA makes the payments.
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Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program
Many of the carriers that employ students from the United States Truck Driving School participate in the US Department of Labor Apprenticeship program. This program can assist with providing additional opportunities to use VA Education Benefits once you have graduated and started your career.
Veteran Tuition Reimbursement Program
Some carriers will reimburse Veterans who have used VA benefits to pay for CDL training. Reimbursement covers up to $7,500 of a Veteran’s CDL training costs.