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Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

August 28, 2019

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a result of its continuing commitment to military veterans, Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company.

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Topics: Awards, Veterans, Associates, Recruiting

Averitt Surpasses Goal to Hire 1,200 Veterans by 2020

July 24, 2019

Company meets goal four months early

July 19, 2019 (Cookeville, Tenn.) – Averitt Express recently celebrated a major achievement in its ongoing efforts to support military veterans transitioning to civilian careers. After making the pledge in 2016 to hire an additional 1,200 veterans by 2020, the company officially completed its 1,200th veteran hire on July 9, accomplishing its intended goal with over five months to spare.

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Topics: Veterans, Careers

Honoring Veterans And The Fallen With The Wall That Heals

June 1, 2018

Our commitment to veterans is one of the reasons we’re proud to be a sponsor of “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling 375-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall. The wall honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who lost their lives there.

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Topics: Veterans

Averitt recognized as Military Friendly Company

February 27, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company for its commitment to military veterans.

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Topics: Awards, Veterans, Recruiting

Averitt Express Certified As On-The-Job Training Employer For Military Veterans

September 14, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Last year, Averitt Express committed to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020. To assist in that effort, Averitt is now offering an On-The-Job Training (OJT) program that is approved for veterans benefits.

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Topics: Veterans, Recruiting, Drivers

Averitt Express Pledges To Hire 1,200 Veterans By 2020

July 14, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (July 14, 2016) — As part of its ongoing commitment to hiring military veterans, Averitt Express recently pledged to add 1,200 veterans to its driving force by 2020.

“Hiring military veterans makes perfect sense for several reasons,” says Averitt recruiting manager Ken Chrisman. “First, they know what it means to work together and value others. They’re also dedicated to the work they do and they are committed to outstanding service, which makes them a great fit for our unique culture. Our pledge to hire 1,200 veterans by 2020 is a win-win for everyone.”

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Topics: Veterans, Associates

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