As a Truck Driver in the Army National Guard, you are the backbone of military support. By transporting cargo and supplies, you’ll play an integral role in keeping the Guard moving forward.
In this role, you will operate all wheeled vehicles and equipment over various terrain and roadways; manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported; employ defense techniques; identify, correct, or report vehicle deficiencies; and prepare vehicles for movement/shipment by air, rail, or vessel.
• Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers
• Employ convoy defense techniques
• Experience in driver education
• Interest in driving and mechanics
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with trucking, moving, or bus companies as a tractor, trailer, heavy truck, or bus driver.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for a Truck Driver consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which includes practice in driving several types of military vehicles. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
About the Company:
Army National Guard
The Army National Guard
With more than 380 years of service, the Army National Guard is the largest reserve component, as well as the oldest branch of the U.S. military. In this branch of the Armed Services, you will serve part-time in your own community, where you can be called upon to respond to domestic emergencies and natural disasters. The Army National Guard also can be called up to defend our nation overseas.
We provide our members with college tuition assistance and offer attractive benefits on top of paid training in all of our career fields, which enhances your marketability in the civilian workforce. The Army National Guard has more than 343,000 members and has career opportunities in every State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Visit our website at nationalguard.com for more information.
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