NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

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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UA VIP Naval Station Norfolk HVAC-R Class 22 begins

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

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JBLM Welding Class 30 reaches midpoint of UA VIP training

The students in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 30 have started...

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JBLM HVACR Class 29 reaches training midpoint

The students in Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVAC-R Class 29 are halfway done with the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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UA VIP instructor talks about the program on national pro-union podcast

Rachel Lablance, the first female instructor in the United Associations Veterans In Piping (UA VIP) program, recently appeared on...

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Camp Lejeune Welding Class 26 students begin training

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

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