UNITED ASSOCIATION VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
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NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

VIP Program leads former USMC Corporal to a comfortable middle-class

Marine Corporal and United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduate Dillon Johnston is thankful for the skillset the...

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Army Staff Sergeant makes seamless transition into pipe trades

Transitioning from the military into a civilian career can be stressful for many, but thanks to the United Association...

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The VIP Program—Securing a Job and Career Ambitions for One Apprentice

Third-year Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354, Latrobe, PA, apprentice Scott Reedy spent seven years in the Marine Corps. His...

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Fort Campbell graduate finds success with Local 392 in Ohio

Richard Shepherd graduated from the VIP Welding Program at Fort Campbell, KY, and has since turned out as a journeyman...

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Derek Pflugradt: Transitioning from the military to civilian life

Transitioning out of the military and back into civilian life can be a confusing and stressful time for some members of the...

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UA VIP Graduate gains skills, answers about his future

Worried about what life will be like after leaving the military — how you’ll find a job, support your family, adjust to...

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Hands-on work, in-pocket pay = a bright future as an in-demand welder

Hands-on work, a dependable paycheck, an opportunity to learn a trade — this is what the United Association Veterans in Piping...

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UA VIP graduates get ahead of the transitioning curve

While many programs help military veterans succeed after completing their time in the service, graduates of the United...

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Get ahead, earn welding certifications in the UA VIP Program

Getting ahead in a pipe trades career is easier when active-duty transitioning military service members are able to earn...

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VIP students look forward to learning something new everyday

Learning a new skill and gaining experience while finishing out military service is great for many active-duty transitioning...

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