melton appreciates our veterans

Melton's Military & Veteran On The Job Training

Melton Truck Lines is a proud supporter of our Military and Veterans! As a reputable trucking company, we want our Veterans to have a smooth and easy transition into the transportation industry, so we put together an online guide to help you begin. This guide is full of helpful resources and information for potential drivers, new hires, and current drivers to make life a little simpler.

Melton Veteran Guide:

VA Welcome Kit is a great start when looking into the variety of benefits the VA offers. They focus on 7 crucial areas and provided excellent information:

  • Health care
  • Finance
  • Housing
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Memorialization
  • More support

More Veteran Resources:

Besides the VA kit, there are several other places to get resources. Continue to learn more about other organizations and more specific benefits

Online Resources:
  • Resource Guide – offers a categorized list of web resources and important contact information for Veterans.
More benefits
  • Service and Social Security – If you are looking for more information on these specific benefits.
  • Check out the VA’s eBenefits and eClaims brochures to see if you are eligible and interested.
  • VHIC Application Process – You’ll use your Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) to check in to your appointments at VA medical centers.

Service Dogs and Pet Adoption:

Thinking about a service dog? Here is a fact sheet with details about the importance of having a service dog and the application process through the VA. You can also check out this list of Organizations that work to provide Veterans with Service Dogs.

If a Service Dog is not for you, explore adoption. VetsAdoptPets offers adoption fee waivers.

Veteran Organizations & Groups:

Health and Wellness

Driving OTR can be tough mentally and physically so we want our Veterans to have quick access to important resources. You can find great material (handouts, articles, contact information, etc.) on ways to improve your mental and physical health below:

Mental health:
Physical health

Military Discounts

On top of great organizations, we have many companies, large and small, who have fantastic discounts for our Veteran Heroes. Below is a list of sites that offer awesome Veteran discounts or list places that do:

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Call our great recruiting team today at 888-336-0438 so we can answer any questions you may have and complete an easy over-the-phone interview.

Melton Veteran Benefits

Melton has also found several ways to show appreciation and aid our Veteran OTR drivers. Below is a glimpse of some of the fantastic benefits we utilize to support these brave men and women.

  • Melton offers a 24-month OJT program through the VA, which allows veterans access to their military benefits.
  • During orientation, we honor the Veterans in the class by presenting them with Melton Military Challenge Coins.
  • Provide “Military Pride” decals at our shops, to showcase military appreciation and pride OTR.
  • Currently, we have 5 wrapped Military trucks that we offer to Veterans through contests at various times.
  • Melton Veteran Resource Group is a public group on Facebook where Veteran drivers can share comradery and our Driver Services team posts useful information for Veterans.

If you want more information on any of the above Melton Veteran Benefits, please contact Driver Services (918-270-9690) and we will be happy to explain.

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