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G.I. JOBS | FEBRUARY 2017 | GIJOBS.COM 68 68 THE LONG HAUL f there's one thing the truck- ing industry is going to make sure you avoid, it's a dead-end job with no clear advancement path. After you've put in your time in the military and are ready to kick off your civilian career, why not get your foot in the door of an industry with wide open opportunities? Trucking companies offer far more than just a paycheck. It's an industry that will pay dividends for years to come in the form of experience, train- ing and specialized skills. Translation: You will be more invaluable and well- compensated year over year. To Lucas Heart, marketing and communications manager at Roehl Transport, hiring veterans is a no- brainer for business. He also sees the benefit to veterans getting out. "Military veterans working for Roehl Transport enjoy a diverse work environment that is both interesting and challenging, with many opportu- nities for career paths," he said. "Our training and resources allow veterans to be their best and help them pursue their career objectives." And the opportunity to gain ex- perience and training is an industry- wide standard. So, what are you waiting for? I Your prospects for a civilian career in trucking have never been better. BY DAN SWANSON INDUSTRY INTEL TRUCKING G.I. JOBS | FEBRUARY 2017 | GIJOBS.COM

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