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Grant Lets Soldiers Become Truck Drivers

As was noted here years ago, Air Force student pilots are often “tempted” to quit their training (or encouraged to continue, depending how you think about it) with the placement of truck driving school ads in conspicuous places.  The ads hanging on pilot training walls are only half-joking.

Now it seems a federal grant has enabled Soldiers from Fort Bragg — many of whom were transpo drivers in the Army — to get a commercial drivers license as they transition to civilian life:  Read more

Alternate Career Path: Truck Driver. Or Trucking Chaplain.

A running joke in military pilot training is that if it gets too difficult, you can always quit and become a truck driver.  In fact, the phone number for truck driving schools is often posted on the flight bulletin boards.  While perhaps a little insensitive to those in the truck driving profession, it makes a valid point: no one is making you do this.  It’s your choice: do your best, or quit.

If nothing else, should a pilot training student decide to Read more