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

20th Camp Pendleton Graduation

The 20th graduating class at Camp Pendleton.On Thursday, October 22, sixteen marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the 16-week welding curriculum. This is the 20th VIP class graduating from Camp Pendleton.

The ceremony was held at the Marine Memorial Golf Course onboard Camp Pendleton. The graduating class invited a past VIP graduate, Kevin Long, to attend the ceremony and speak. Kevin graduated from the 7th class at Camp Pendleton in 2011 and is now a journeyman welder for Local 230 in San Diego. Other speakers include: Lt. Col. Kevin K. Kuginskie, retired Maj. Gen. Anthony L. Jackson and retired Maj. Gen. Matt Caulfield.

A group picture of the the 20th weldig class at Camp Pendleton.

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