FMCSA grants $1 Million to Train Veterans for Trucking Jobs

FMCSA grants $1 Million to Train Veterans for Trucking Jobs

July 18, 2013

 

 

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced several new grants that amount to approximately $1 million. The grants are aimed at helping veterans and military families train for jobs in the transportation industry.

The grants were awarded to the following six colleges as part of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMVOST) grant program:

  • Grays Harbor College – Aberdeen, WA
  • Long Beach Community College – Long Beach, CA
  • Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College – Orangeburg, SC
  • Lone Star College – Woodlands, TX
  • Century College – White Bear Lake, MN
  • Joliet Junior College – Joliet, Ill

The Bureau of Labor Statistics considers commercial trucking as a high-demand job, with more than 300,000 additional positions expected by 2020.

 

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