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

UA VIP Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord graduates Welding Class 13 and HVACR Class 12

Trainee feeds his passion through the UA VIP HVACR Program

UA VIP offers camaraderie and support to members

UA VIP participant says program is “what you make of it”

Fort Sill’s UA VIP Program graduates 7th Sprinkler Fitting Class

Job security, peace of mind attracted military member to UA VIP Program

U.S. Army Infantryman sees UA VIP opportunity as ‘golden’

JBLM graduate worked at U.S. Olympic Training Center

Camp Pendleton UA VIP Program Welding Class 25 graduates 16 members

9 members of UA VIP Program graduate from Fort Hood Welding Class 9

Fort Carson Graduates 10th Welding Class

Naval Station Norfolk holds Open House

11 Graduates honored after completing Fort Campbell United Association Veterans in Piping Program Welding Class 7

JBLM Graduates Welding Class 12 and HVAC-R Class 11

UA VIP offers job security, less stress during military transition

Fort Sill graduates Sprinkler Fitting Class 6

Fort Campbell UA VIP Instructor honored

JBLM Welding Class 12 learns basic pipefitting techniques

JBLM member calls VIP Program a ‘Great opportunity’

Fort Hood Graduates 8th Welding Class

Naval Station Norfolk Open House celebrates new HVACR graduating class

20 members graduate from Fort Campbell VIP Program Welding Class 6

Camp Lejeune Welcomes New Welding Class

VIP Graduate Ryan Hector Featured in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

VIP Program, U.A. Local 100 in Dallas Honored

JBLM Graduates Two Classes

UA VIP Helps Michael Cruz get into Dream Career

UA VIP Graduates Recognized in New York Post article

Transitioning Service Members Prepare for Lucrative Careers in the Pipefitting Industry Through Specialized Training at Camp Lejeune

Catching Up With Chad Moreland, A UA VIP Graduate

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

Catching Up With Brian Kirby, A UA VIP Graduate

16 Marines from Camp Pendleton Graduate the UA VIP Program

UA VIP Graduate Shares His Story at Helmets to Hardhats Luncheon

Catching up with UA VIP Graduate Akini Celestine

Another 16 Transitioning Military Members Graduate from the UA VIP Program

UA VIP Graduate Todd Secor

SPC William Northrop, UA VIP Graduate

Eight Marines will graduate from the UA VIP Program at Camp Lejeune on Thursday, October 27.

Fort Campbell Holds graduation for Fifth UA VIP Class

UA VIP Program at Fort Sill Highlighted in Oklahoma Newspaper

The United Association holds 39th General Convention in San Diego, CA

Trends in Training: UA VIP Program

Fifteen Marines Graduate From UA VIP Program at Camp Pendleton

Sixteen Graduate from Fort Cason United Association’s Veterans in Piping Program

Army Specialist Peddy and Sergent Tamayo Graduate from UA VIP Program at Fort Campbell

Sailors Graduate UA VIP Program at Naval Station Norfolk

VIP Graduates Help Build Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco, TX

Twenty Soldiers Graduate from Fort Campbell VIP Program

Camp Lejeune VIP Class Graduates

17 Graduate from Fort Hood VIP Program

HVACR and Welding VIP Classes Graduate from JBLM

Fort Sill Graduates 2nd Class of Sprinkler Fitters

20th Camp Pendleton Graduation

The UA is the perfect fit for Fort Carson VIP Graduates

VIP Course On Track For 100 Percent Certification

Camp Pendleton VIP Graduate Turns Out as Journeyman and Makes a Life in Butte, MT, with Local 41

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

Fort Sill Service Members Transition into Fire Protection Careers

Union Veterans Council and Affiliates Mark Memorial Day in Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns

Fort Campbell’s VIP Program is a Model for Soldiers for Life Program

IMCOM commander mentors transitioning Soldiers

Fort Hood’s Latest VIP Graduates—Set Out for Endless Opportunities

VIP Graduates From Camp Lejeune Join the Ranks of UA Apprentices

Program helps Marines land civilian jobs

UA Members Can Be Proud of Their Work with the VIP Program


From Soldiers to welders – UA program trains for new careers at Fort Campbell

Soldier for Life: Instructor draws inspiration from transitioning Soldiers

Catching Up with Three VIP Graduates One Year Later

More Than Just a Pledge—the UA Welcomes Camp Lejeune to its VIP Program

DoD SkillBridge: Building Bridges for Transitioning Service Members

Tactical Veteran: Apprenticeships can be path to solid career

SMA Chandler visits Lewis-McChord, learns about job placement pilot program

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Addresses the Fort Carson Veterans in Piping® Graduates

Veterans in Piping Graduates Prepare for their Next Contribution

UA Veteran's in Piping Program Expands to Camp Lejeune

The United Association Continues to Train and Employ Our American Heroes

The Veterans in Piping® Program Graduates First Class at Fort Hood

The UA’s Veterans in Piping (VIP) Welding Program Graduates First Class from Fort Carson

Honorable Keith Kelly Visits UA’s JBLM Veterans In Piping Programs

International Representative Dave Posey Meets with Fifth-Year Apprentice Dan Swanson

Veterans in Piping Program Expands To Ft. Carson, Colorado

New Training Program At Ft. Hood Paves Way For Transitioning Military

Brandon McGuire, Veteran and United Association Local 367 Recruiting Director, Speaks to Senate about VIP

UA's Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program Recognized by the Department of Labor

The United Association's Veterans in Piping Program Training Our Heroes for Quality Careers in the Industry

The UA's Latest VIP Graduation—Accelerating an HVACR Career

The Keystone XL Pipeline: A Life Line for Thousands of American Workers

VIP Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service Technicians (HVACR) — Supplying Soldiers with a Career in the Growing HVACR Sector

An Inspirational Day For All—UA Local 26 Graduates First Class from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM)

Veteran Jon Soltz on Andrea Mitchell Reports with Luke Russert

A Look At The JBLM Veterans In Piping Welding Program

The UA Expands its VIP Program to Include Joint Base Lewis-McChord

In The Press

UA President Receives MOAA Award for VIP Program

VIP-HVACR Program Graduates Recognized

GA Governor Makes Special Appearance At VIP Graduation

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