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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

With information from Albany Tech-

Albany Tech Holds its "Troops to Trucks" open house today at 5:30pm in the Kirkland Conference Center.

This program was created by Georgia Governor Deal's Office of Workforce Development, and was  designed specifically for veterans to become trained as Commercial Drivers Licensed truck drivers.

The program was created to provide the 60,000 to 80,000 veterans expected to return home to Georgia in the next few years an opportunity to train in the field of Commercial Truck Driving.

Leaders say that most veterans possess the talents and training to become successful truck drivers, and would be able to easily transition into careers as CDL drivers.

 Albany Tech offers a rigorous eight-week CDL training course designed to equip each driver with the skills and expertise necessary to become successful truck drivers.

With a 99 percent job placement rate for graduates, Albany Tech's Commercial Truck Driving program graduates are highly sought after and employed by some of the highest-rated trucking companies in the country.

BW, Werner Enterprises, TMC, Roehl, Knight Refrigerated, and U.S. Xpress are some of the companies that will be on-hand with recruiters to speak with veterans.

Financial assistance is available to qualified Vets.

 

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