Guardsman opportunities: Mid-America Trucking Show & FASTPORT

March 16, 2016 | By kentuckyguard
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Mid-America Trucking Show, Louisville, Ky., 2015. *Incredible Job Opportunities Available*

"The trucking industry can provide far more than just driving trucks to our Guardsmen and women," said Capt. Josh Daugherty, fellow Guardsman and contract support specialist for ESGR. "There is a wealth of opportunities lying just on the other side, if our service members would just take some time to look."

  The largest trucking career fair in the United States is coming to Louisville and ESGR has partnered with it's developers to make this year's event extra special for our military service members! WHO: Any military service member and anyone in their family who unemployed or UNDER-employed (driver, Human Resources, logistics, IT, etc.). For the Official Press Release, please click the link: MATSVeteranHiringEducationJointPressRelease WHAT: The Mid-American Trucking Show (MATS) is coming to Louisville Mar 31 to Apr. 2, 2016.  MATS is the largest trucking convention in the United States.  Hundreds of trucking companies will be represented at this year's event.  This year's theme is focused on hiring our military service members into this vast trucking industry.  There will be a veteran-only hiring fair on Thursday, Mar 31, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  During this time, the event will be closed to the general public. WHEN: Mar. 31, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1 pm WHERE: Louisville Fair Grounds Expo Center, 937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209 WHY: Thousands of military veterans have found success in the trucking industry.  The industry leaders realize this and are passionate about hiring veterans into the business in all areas and at all levels.  If you are in need of a career or need to change your career, you will not want to miss this free event.  PLEASE NOTE: There is no cost for veterans or their families to attend this event; however, an $8 per vehicle parking fee is charged by the Louisville Fair Grounds to park in their parking lot.  A Craig Morgan concert will also take place the evening of Apr. 1st as part of the event and will be free for veterans and their families. Like KY ESGR's Facebook page to get the latest on this event and all military employment news and update:

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