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Events

We are taking veterans on unforgettable adventures! From outdoor trips featuring the opportunity to see the country that they served in uniform to showing off their trucks on the 2023 MATS showroom floor.

Join us in Honoring Deserving Veterans in the Transportation Industry

We have a number of exciting events planned in 2023, from the Veterans in Trucking Showcase at MATS, to our Mission Veteran Expedition opportunities in Zion, Utah, and Saigon, Vietnam.

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2023 MATS Showcase

March 30-April 1

We were proud to show the deep patriotism and commitment of our industry to veteran drivers by displaying 10 custom-wrapped trucks on the MATS showroom floor.

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Freedom Drive Classic

Cider Ridge Golf Club • Oxford, AL
June 8-9

Join us for Veterans In Trucking’s Charity Golf Tournament: Freedom Drive Classic June 8-9. We are excited to bring together companies and individuals from across the trucking industry in support of our nation’s greatest heroes, our veterans! The tournament will be played as a 4-person scramble at Cider Ridge Golf Club in Oxford AL.

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Honoring Vietnam Veterans: Saigon Tour & Cave Expedition

Vietnam • November

Our Saigon experience will highlight the heroic aspects of American courage during the Vietnam War, including stories from Operation Babylift, which rescued 3,000 Vietnamese orphans from certain death. The outdoor expedition features the most beautiful cave system on the planet. It is a visual metaphor for overcoming and shedding light to bring about healing and reveal beauty.

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Mission Veteran Expedition: Zion, Utah 2022

VIT’s outdoor recreation events and the networking opportunities they represent can re-instill veterans’ sense of belonging, purpose, and community, consequently establishing veterans in their mission with transportation.

Sarah SherbonDirector of Veteran Affairs, Veterans In Trucking

Program Details

We are on a mission to unite and honor veterans in trucking. We invite carriers to partner with us as we look to serve our veterans in the trucking industry!

Who is the event open to?

The Mission Veterans Expedition is open to anyone that’s served in the US military and is now in the trucking industry.

How fit do attendees need to be?

All activities are designed to accommodate any fitness comfort level and are extremely accessible.

How do I select my destination?

Contact us below to learn more about which events have spaces available for enrollment.

Lodging

Depending on scheduling, lodging will range from luxury hotels to adventurous beach-side camping along stunning coasts.

Transportation

Attendees will fly or drive into the expedition, where they will meet the Trip Leader. All other transportation will be facilitated during the retreat. In order to ensure flight arrivals and departure times are as close together as possible, drivers will arrive by truck or via a prearranged airport within the same window.

Dining

Fabulous, top tier, chef-prepared meals that accomodate for dietary restrictions.