Veterans

We Take Care of Our Veterans

At Heavy Metal, we show our thanks to veterans through the benefits and additional perks offered. Below are the perks to consider before beginning a new trucking career.

Training Grants

There are training grants available to eligible Veterans that pay for 100% of their training costs. To start the application process please click here to complete an Online Application.

Training Grants without Using Your VA Benefits

Heavy Metal Truck Training school works with nonprofit agencies to provide FULL training grants to qualified Veterans. This allows Veterans to save their VA benefits for other family members and dependents, or to use for other purposes.

Receive Additional Income

Many of the carriers that work with Heavy Metal Truck Training school participate in the VA and Department of Labor Driver Apprenticeship Program. This program pays Veterans up to $14,000 over-and-above their regular earnings. These additional earnings are normally tax-free.

Veteran Tuition Reimbursement Program

Some carriers will reimbursement Veterans who had to use their VA benefits to pay for their CDL training and education. Reimbursement covers up to $7,500 of a Veteran’s CDL training costs.

Employment

Carriers are honored to have Veterans as part of their team. Carriers know that Veterans have the team work experience, leadership and positive qualities that are necessary to succeed in the transportation industry. Many carriers offer their Veteran drivers additional benefits and perks. Call Heavy Metal Truck Training school at 651-459-6044 to setup an appointment to apply with industry leaders in the transportation industry. These carriers will provide qualified individuals with job offers before training even starts!
Heavy Metal Truck Training is a Proud Contributor to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Wounded Warrior Project logo