NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

UA Organizer who started her career in the UA VIP program encourages more women to join

Army Spc. Rachel DelleFave joined the UA VIP program before she transitioned out of the military in 2016. 

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Graduate says UA VIP program gave him a leg up over other apprentices

Marine Lance Cpl. Marshall Payton transitioned out of the military in 2022 and began his civilian career as a welder with ...

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UA VIP Camp Pendleton Welding Class 43 begins

On May 13, the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program welcomed another class of transitioning active-duty service...

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Fort Cavazos Welding Class 27 starts accelerated welding training

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program welcomed another class of transitioning active-duty service members...

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UA VIP Fort Campbell Fire Suppression Class 14 begins

A new group of transitioning active-duty service members have begun training in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA...

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Marine veteran credits UA VIP program for easy transition to civilian career

Justin Bockway was a Marine Sergeant when he joined the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program in 2023 to learn...

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Fort Cavazos Welding Class 26 graduates ready for civilian career

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) celebrated the graduation of Fort Cavazos Welding Class 26 on April 25. 

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Camp Pendleton Welding Class 42 students graduate from the UA VIP program

Students in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program at Camp Pendleton graduated on April 25.

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Fort Campbell Fire Suppression Class 13 students graduate from UA VIP program

A new group of United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) students completed their fire suppression training at Fort Campbell...

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Marine veteran thanks UA VIP program that prepared him for a civilian career in the pipe trades

Marine Staff Sgt. Cory Matyevich began his new career as a welder when he transitioned out of the military in 2023. 

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