Transition Trucking Nomination Packet

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TRANSITION TRUCKING: Driving for Excellence Award Nomination Packet

Packet Checklist: ❏ Complete the Nomination Form (provided in packet) ❏ Complete the Essay Questions (provided in packet) ❏ Attach the Nominee’s MVR ❏ Attach the Nominator’s Testimonial ❏ Attach Supplementary Information ❏ Nominee Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) ❏ Supplemental Testimonials (up to 5 additional testimonials allowed, maximum 200 words each) ❏ Military and Civilian Awards, Recognitions, and Volunteerism (attaching DD214 is ​highly​ recommended)

Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award Nomination Form

Nominator Information: Name: _____________________________________________________________ Organization: _______________________________________________________ Email: _____________________________________________________________ Phone: _____________________________________________________________ How did you hear about the Transition Trucking Driving for Excellence Award? ___________________________________________________________________ Nominator’s Testimonial Attached? ❏ Yes ❏ No

Nominee Information: Contact Information Name: _________________________________________________________________ Street Address: __________________________________________________________ City/State:______________________________________________________________ Phone: _________________________________________________________________ Email: _________________________________________________________________

Education Information: CDL Training Organization:_______________________________________________________ Graduation date: ________________________________________________________________ City/State:_____________________________________________________________________ Employment History Currently employed by/Leased to/Self-Employed: _____________________________________ Employed from/to: ______________________________________________________________

Essay Questions Please complete on a separate sheet of paper. These essays are the main opportunity you have to showcase why the selection committee should award the Kenworth T680 truck to you. Use these questions to really give them an idea of who you are—and why you will be a great ambassador for the Transition Trucking Award. 1. Short biography of nominee (min 50 / max 100 words) Note: This biography will appear in press releases and be provided to the selection committee and press releases (and later for speakers preparing for the award presentation) to give a quick, overall sense of the nominee.

2, What was your MOS/AFSC/NEC (please provide a brief description), rank, and the branch you served in the military?

3, How do you think the military has prepared you for a career in the civilian world?

4, Many industries are actively recruiting military veterans. Why did you choose trucking for your career path?

5. How has trucking affected your life?

6. Where to you see yourself going now that you’re involved in the industry?

7. Were you surprised at the technology used in today’s Class 8 trucks? If so, what was the biggest surprise?

8. What are the top issues in the trucking industry that you would like to see addressed more proactively?

9. How do you continue to honor your military service now that you have transitioned?

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