New Master Drivers
New Master Drivers - pictured left to right: instructors Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Hickman, Master Sgt. Jade James, students Sgt. 1st Class David Walker, Staff Sgts. Charmaine Williams, Rattana Bouakhasith, Sgt. 1st Class John Ford, Staff Sgt. Norris Williams Jr., and instructor Andrew Williams.

FORT LEE, Va. - The first five students graduated from the U.S. Army Transportation School's new Master Driver course Nov. 2.

Soldiers graduating from this 80-hour course will be in charge of their unit's driver training program and advise their commanders on driving related issues. The course consists of standardized driver training for all Soldiers, instruction on how to build a unit program and development of a driving course. Students also learned to reference and resource training material for all vehicles and equipment assigned.

The course is available to staff sergeants and sergeants first class in the 88M, motor transport operator, military occupational field. Graduates will receive the additional skill identifier of M9.

The school will have the capacity to train 72 Soldiers a year.

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