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Take a look at some of the newsworthy items for the VIP program.

Fort Carson Graduates 10th Welding Class

Sep 8, 2017 12:04:14 PM

For members of the United Association Veterans in Piping Program at Fort Carson, the rigorous welding course is about to pay off. 

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JBLM Graduates Welding Class 12 and HVAC-R Class 11

Jul 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM

The United Association Veterans in Piping Program proudly announces the graduation of its VIP Program Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 12 and HVAC-R Class 11 on July 13.

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The ‘Who, What, Where, When, Why and How’ of the UA VIP Program

Jan 24, 2017 4:53:10 PM

The United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program is an award-winning program that offers high quality skills training and careers with the UA in the pipe trades industry to active-duty military personnel who are preparing to leave the service.

Learn all about the program and how you can get involved here!

What is the UA VIP Program: The United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program is an award-winning program that offers high quality skills training and careers with the UA in the pipe trades industry to active-duty military personnel who are preparing to leave the service. The United Association established the program in 2008 as a means of addressing two important issues:

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Twenty Soldiers Graduate from Fort Campbell VIP Program

Jan 29, 2016 3:30:00 PM

Twenty Fort Campbell soldiers will not have to worry about looking for work once they transition out of the service.

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Camp Lejeune VIP Class Graduates

Jan 21, 2016 2:38:00 PM

After weeks of classes, 14 Marines graduated from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program.

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Check Out VIP Graduate Orry Kraczek On the Job in St. Paul, MN

Jul 22, 2015 8:34:00 AM

The UA Journal team caught up with recent VIP welder/pipefitter graduate [Camp Lejeune, second class] Orry Kraczek, who was on the job at Flint Hills Resources’ Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, MN. Orry graduated on April 9, 2015, and affiliated with Pipefitters/Steamfitters Local 455, St. Paul, MN, and arrived home in Minnesota on April 27.

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For Base Commanders

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The VIP Program has been a lifesaver for our famil

“The VIP Program has been a lifesaver for our family.”