NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

VIP graduates represent the UA at historic White House meeting

On July 9, three United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduates joined dozens of other unions at the White House in...

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UA VIP graduate says program set him up for success

Army Sgt. Andrew Fioramonti knew he wanted to begin a career in welding when he transitioned out of the military in 2020. 

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UA VIP students at Fort Carson reach halfway point of welding training

Fort Carson Welding Class 28 students are halfway through their 118 days of accelerated welding training provided by the United...

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JBLM Welding Class 30 students graduate from UA VIP program

Students who were part of the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 30...

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JBLM HVAC-R Class 29 students ready for careers after graduation

The students in Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVAC-R Class 29 graduated from the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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Fort Campbell Welding Class 23 students learn where they will begin UA apprenticeship

Fort Campbell Welding Class 23 students have reached the halfway point of their advanced training in the UA VIP program. 

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Camp Lejeune Welding Class 26 reaches mid-way point of UA VIP training

The students in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Camp Lejeune Welding Class 26 are officially halfway through...

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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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