Military and Veteran Benefits

Yuma Truck Driving School is accepting GI Bill® educational benefits. Training will be at our Yuma training location at 3180 E. 32nd Street, Yuma, AZ 85365. Qualified veterans can now use the GI Bill® to obtain the necessary qualifications and certifications for quality and stable employment opportunities in the transportation industry.  


  • Approved SkillBridge Training Program
    • The Department of Defense SkillBridge Program allows active duty service members who are within 180 days of separation or retirement the opportunity to attend one of our training programs.
    • Upon command approval the service member, while still on active duty, will be able to attend training on orders.
    • This allows the service member to focus on the training being provided and allows for a smoother reintegration process.
  • SkillBridge Requirements:
    • Be within 180 days of separation at the start of the program
    • Have Command Approval (Military Branch Specific)
    • Anticipated Honorable or General under Honorable Conditions Discharge

Please contact our local schools’ Admissions Representative for more details.

GI Bill® Educational Benefits

  • Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 30)
    Qualified veterans can collect a monthly subsistence payment. Eligibility lasts for 10 years after separation.
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill®
    Qualified veterans can receive up to $18,077.50 in tuition assistance annually (Aug 1 – July 31). Eligibility lasts for 15 years after separation. May be transferred to spouse or children if the veteran meets specific requirements.
  • GI Bill® benefits provide living expenses directly to the veteran while in school.

Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

  • You may be qualified if you were injured while in the military

Guard and Reserve Members

  • You may be eligible for the GI Bill®
  • You may qualify for state military educational benefits

Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35)

  • Spouses and dependent children ages 18-26 of deceased or 100% disabled veterans are eligible for educational assistance if the veteran’s death or disability was service connected.

Spouses of Active Duty Personnel

  • MyCAA (Military Spouse Program)
  • Eligible military spouses may receive up to $4,000 of MyCAA Financial Assistance (FA) that can help them pursue education, training, licenses, certificates, and degrees leading to employment.
  • More detailed information can be found here:

Yuma Truck Driving School’s Veteran Drive Program Highlights

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License with all endorsements (Hazardous Materials, Doubles/Triples, Tank, and Passenger)
  • Driver refresher courses
  • Nationally recognized truck driver training
  • Letters of pre-hire from employers, if desired
  • Hands-on, over-the-road training, and instruction
  • Flexible day, evening, and weekend training schedules from 4 – 15 weeks depending on student availability
  • Classes start bi-weekly (usually every other Monday)
  • Available paid on-the-job training/externship for those who qualify
  • Individualized student support including lifetime nationwide job placement assistance


Approved Credentialing Assistance Program (CA)

  • Soldiers who qualify can apply for and use the Credentialing Assistance Program in order to obtain the necessary education for stable, quality job opportunities in transportation.
  • For any Active, National Guard, or Reserve Soldier, Civilian credentials are important for advancing your career. They can also help Active duty Soldiers make a smoother transition into the civilian workforce later on.
  • The Army may award promotion points for earning a credential if it is related to your duties.
  • Credentials help you make your military training and experience more easily recognizable for civilian employers.
  • Available for voluntary off-duty training
  • CA is subject to the same funding ceiling as TA ($4,000)

Want to learn more? Call (888) 647-3239 to speak to an Admissions Representative or use the form below.

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3180 E. 32nd Street
Yuma, AZ 85365
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