Decker Truck Line, Inc. Welcomes Back Soldier from Iraq
Fort Dodge, Iowa –– Steve O’Connor, a Decker flatbed driver for three years and a sergeant in the 56 BCT of the 36 th Infantry Division in the Texas National Guard, recently returned home from a tour in Iraq. Steve left for an 18-month activation in July of 2004. While stationed near the Baghdad International Airport, Steve served in logistics transportation. His missions consisted of force protection, in which he and his company provided post security, convoy escort security and additional security for the two major elections. Their company also provided security for Condoleezza Rice, Senator Hillary Clinton and other American ambassadors.
While stationed in Iraq, Steve enjoyed performances by Toby Keith, Aaron Tippin and various comedians, as well as attended a WWE show. Upon Steve’s return to the States, Decker Truck Line, Inc. welcomed him back with a brand new 2006 Peterbilt tractor.
Established in 1931, Decker Truck Line, Inc., is under sole ownership of Don Decker, with corporate offices in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Additional terminals are located in Davenport, Iowa; Mediapolis, Iowa; Mason City, Iowa; Hammond, Indiana; Masury, Ohio; Birmingham, Alabama; and Hutchins, Texas. Decker is a diversified carrier transporting flatbed, refrigerated, and dry van freight to the 48 contiguous states and seven Canadian provinces.