In an effort to affirm its pledge to support and hire those individuals who have served in our nation's military, YRC Freight celebrated its commitment with an event at its Charlotte, N.C. terminal on February 9th. The event underscored YRC Freight's pledge to assist and support America's heroes to find their place in professional civilian careers.
Having joined forces with some of the top agencies in the country when it comes to supporting veterans, YRC Freight is proving that it is serious about its mission to provide career opportunities to the military and has partnered with a number of veteran organizations, such as Hiring Our Heroes, Partnership for Youth Success (PAYS), VA-US Department of Veteran Affairs (VEC-Veterans Employment Center), Employment Partnership Office (EPO), Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Soldier for Life, Marine Executive Association, U.S. Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Services (VETS) and 100,000 Jobs Mission.
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On hand to speak were Military Veteran Eric Eversole, U.S. Chamber of Commerce VP-Hiring Our Heroes Selden J. Fritschner, Commercial Driver's License Division at Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Chief Alma Adams, Congresswoman representing North Carolina and Alphonso Lewis, YRC Freight Professional Driver and Military Veteran.
"YRC Freight remains committed to hiring the nation's heroes and leveraging their expertise in the transportation industry. The event in Charlotte highlighted a renewed commitment to our nation's military as well as career opportunities in an industry where their skills are highly valued," added Hawkins.