Veterans

The Nation's Premier CDL and Heavy Equipment training facility

  • 2019-2020 Military Friendly Top 10 School

    2019-2020 Military FriendlyTop 10 School

  • 2019-2020 Military Friendly Spouse School

    2019-2020 Military FriendlySpouse School

Our Commitment to Our Veterans

We have been selected for inclusion on the 2019-2020 Military Friendly Schools List…for the 5th year in a row! This list honors the top 20% of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

Feel free to contact us at any time with questions or additional information by calling (440) 236 – 3436 or by e-mail Info@GreatLakesTDS.com

Our commitment to our veteran students is to assist in the transition to a meaningful and productive career. We are approved for the training of veterans by the state approving agency of Ohio and follow the Principles of Excellence guidelines for educational institutions serving service members, veterans, spouses, and other family members.

Nearly 1/2 of our instructional staff are military veterans who are dedicated to helping our students build upon their military and training experience throughout their program. Our staff members are trained and qualified to process active members and veterans for Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits, Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill® benefits and Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation VA benefits. Check out our Programs tab for a comprehensive list of all programs approved for GI Bill® Benefits for Eligible Veterans.

Enjoy Veteran Benefits

  • G.I. Bill®
    Approved
  • Housing
    Available

How to Apply

Feel free to contact us at any time with questions or additional information by calling (440) 236 - 3436 or by e-mail Info@GreatLakesTDS.com. Our Veterans Services Coordinator will help you make the most of the benefits you have earned.

Complete School Application

Basic Allowance for Housing

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Veteran's Guide

Download the veterans guide to help you get started

Download Veterans Guide

Veteran Career Opportunities

Our training programs are designed to prepare graduates for a new career in truck driving, and heavy equipment operation. We are proud to report a placement rate of over 86% for our veteran graduates.

Many of the hiring companies that we work with have a preference for veteran employees and offer a variety of Military Veteran and Service Member programs. These companies are actively seeking veteran employees who value honor, dedication, and discipline. With our lifetime placement assistance program, our veteran graduates know they are welcome to come back to our institution for guidance throughout their career.

Visit the VA Website for Details on GI Bill Benefits®

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