Own Tomorrow

Free career training for
transitioning military service members

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry (UA) has partnered with the U.S. military to create the UA Veterans In Piping (VIP) Program. Become part of this amazing program that helps to shape the lives of military members, their families and the national economy.


Camp Pendleton, CA
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JB Lewis-McChord, WA
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Fort Carson, CO
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Fort Cavazos, TX
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Camp Lejeune, NC
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Fort Campbell, KY
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Naval Station Norfolk, VA

Explore a Day in the Life
of a UA VIP

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Testimonials from UA VIP Graduates

"You miss that brotherhood. It’s gone in the blink of an eye. But then you get it back in the union."

Sean Ellis, VIP - Marines

"Words can’t express how grateful I am for what the UA-VIP program has given me."

Samantha Metcalf, VIP - Army

"The UA-VIP provided all of the training equipment for me. I didn’t have to lay out a dime."

Philmore Undag, VIP - Army


Throughout your military career, you have acquired a unique skillset of discipline and hands-on training that would make for a highly successful career in the increasingly in-demand piping trades.

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As a representative of the men and women who have served this country, you have the ability to appropriate more funds for our veterans. We are asking for your help to ensure our veterans have a successful, post-military career.

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There’s no substitute for quality. The UA Veterans In Piping Program trains military members in the skills needed to do the best work for your company. Learn why you should put America’s heroes to work for you.

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