November 11, 2013
Exploring other ways to ease the transition from military occupations to jobs requiring CDLs, including waiving the requirements for pre-employment drug testing for recently discharged military personnel based on their recent participation in random drug testing programs run by the military.
July 8, 2013
The FMCSA announced almost $1 million in new grants to help train veterans and military families for jobs in the transportation industry.
February 11, 2013
Program possible though budgeting and $30,000 anonymous gift.
November 12, 2012
On Monday, agency will offer free rides as well as unveil newly wrapped buses.
September 7, 2012
The funding will help expand express commuter bus service that will make it easier for civilian and military personnel to get to work at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Pease International Tradeport, two of the area’s largest employment centers.
July 2, 2012
The grants will support 64 projects in 33 states and the Northern Mariana Islands
May 29, 2012
As part of the policy, the agency’s goal is to attract at least a 20% pool of veterans during the application process for positions, including drivers, mechanics, engineers, managers and other workers.
May 23, 2012
The Gold Star Memorial coach will travel thousands of miles across Massachusetts and Rhode Island as a reminder of all of our fallen heroes who gave their lives during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
September 15, 2011
The new van will be used to transport veterans to Fort Wayne VA hospitals, appointments at medical treatment centers, and local activities and events.
July 2, 2009
Disabled veterans simply need to show the proper identification card to bus operators of any fixed-route service in the state, including Metro Transit and suburban transit providers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
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