Veterans

Use Your Military Benefits for CDL Training

United State Truck Driving School is proud to offer financial assistance options to assist active duty service members, reservists, veterans, dependents, or spouses receive high-quality CDL training.

To apply for any of the VA benefits listed below, please contact our school office directly, or visit the Veterans Administration eBenefits website.

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 – Special Vocational Training (SVT)

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.

Chapter 1607 – Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

Chapter 1607 provides educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared by the President or Congress.

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Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program

May of the carriers that United States Truck Driving School works with participate in the VA and Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program. This program pays Veterans up to $14,000 over-and-above their regular earnings. These additional earning are normally tax-free.

Learn more about the DOL Apprenticeship Program

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.

Learn more about Tuition Reimbursement

Drive the Guard

The Drive the Guard program is a national partnership between the National Guard and the Commercial Driver Training Foundation, Inc. (CDTFI). The program was created to offer potential recruits full-time civilian employment at the time of enlistment, without the need to relocate. Recruits joining the National Guard under this unique enlistment will be eligible for the maximum enlistment bonus available at the time of enlistment.

Learn more about the Drive the Guard program


Your campus Financial Aid office can provide additional information on eligibility requirements for each of the programs above. Additional information on any of the above programs can be found on the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs website or the Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration website

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