Host and The Driller contributing writer Brock Yordy this week takes a break from questions to celebrate those who served in uniform. It’s Ask Brock, episode 135, in honor of Veterans Day.

“We need to hire as many heroes as we possibly can,” Yordy says. “And we have this amazing pipeline, underutilized.”

He says the military offers great construction training through service in, for example, the U.S. Air Force’s RED HORSE squadrons or the U.S. Navy’s Seabees. Veterans who served in these programs can often bring applicable skills to companies running heavy equipment.

“We need to be hiring these individuals to be part of our industry. They’re primed and ready to go.”

This episode also talks about the value veterans can bring to the drilling industry, the specialized training they receive, and other topics. Click the video to hear more.

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