Why Veterans Program?
UTA again ranked No. 1 in the United States for military veterans and families. “We want to be the university of choice for veterans and their families,” said James Kumm, an Army
veteran and UTA’s executive director of military and veteran services.
Trucking industry continues to face long-standing recruitment and retention challenges as
the demand for drivers has grown during the pandemic.
Veterans can help promote a sense of mission,
teamwork and loyalty while providing technical training and promoting a culture of safety—all of
which are helpful in the trucking industry. For many veterans, good trucking jobs can provide career
security, flexibility and family-sustaining wages