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.

UA VIP alumni meet President Biden during Labor Day event

Two United Association Veterans in Piping alumni recently had the honor of meeting President Biden and shaking his hand during...

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HVAC apprentice builds on UA VIP skills, earns praise from employer

The work of a UA VIP graduate from Naval Station Norfolk HVACR Class 8 was highlighted recently in a company publication.

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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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