88M Truck Driver
Company: Army National Guard
Posted on: May 6, 2021
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.Job Duties •
Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles
and trailers • Employ convoy defense techniquesHelpful Skills •
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.The
National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves
both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic
emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts,
reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the
President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment's
notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while
maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers'
primary area of operation is their home state.
The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias
to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has
stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means
more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each
month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree
with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the
civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for
life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you,
your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a
recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the
Army National Guard.
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