My Hat Goes Off To All The Veteran Drivers.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by UPyourS, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. UPyourS

    UPyourS Member

    I can say most of you guys paved the way for us new drivers. I spoke to many veteran drivers and the way they put it, it seems like the new drivers are born with a silver spoon. Although the work seems a bit tough to me in the beginning, I can't imagine how tough it was years ago with an older diad/No diad and less equipment. You did the dirty work... So my hat goes off to you. Much respect.
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I think we should honor those drivers who are veterans, active or retired.
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  3. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    Your not the sharpest knife in the drawer are you?
  4. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

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  5. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    Ok English major, you forget what you do for a living? Nerd
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  6. BrownThunder

    BrownThunder Active Member

    I agree. Much respect to all of you guys & gals.
  7. Number24

    Number24 #24

    Same. Respect.
  8. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    I truly envy the old timers that go on vacation for a month. Great motivational tool as I love to travel.
  9. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    You've got some brown stuff on your nose OP
  10. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    "Thank You, thank you very much."(Elvis impression )
  11. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....

    Did you curl your lip when you said that?
  12. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I don't wear a hat so what can I take off for the old guys?
  13. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    IMHO I think it was easier then, than now. Bu thanks, yes we did pave the way.
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  14. UPyourS

    UPyourS Member

    May seem that way, but I have to be honest I worked maybe about 10 jobs in my lifetime (I'm 24 yrs old) and I think the longest I've stayed at job was 2 years. You have guys here (including you maybe) whose been doing this for 10, 15, 20+ years. That's dedication I must say.
  15. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Thanks for the pat on the back but the real veterans we should honor are the ones who traded our nation's uniforms for a set of browns. Those are the ones we should truly be thankful for.
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  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.


    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    Let's not put the cart in front of the horse.
    We must honor all Orion implementation supervisors first.
    Without their selfless acts of bravery, we would never be able to keep our stock price over $100
    That's most important !! :bag:

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  18. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    Just found it funny that you would imply that someone was stupid while at the same time not being able to spell.
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  19. BrownThunder

    BrownThunder Active Member

    Lol got eeeeem

    He got mad too lmao
  20. UPyourS

    UPyourS Member

    Yea you're right. Hat goes off to them to.