UNITED ASSOCIATION VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Technicians

NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

Army Cpl. becomes a journeyman plumber thanks to UA VIP program

Army Cpl. Dillon Douglas was first attracted to the United Association Veterans in Piping program for the health insurance,...

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UA VIP Program sets Army Spc. up for a lifelong HVAC union career

For Army Spc. Phillip Lopez, life after the military was a smooth transition thanks to the United Association Veterans in Piping...

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UA VIP Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVACR students begin career training

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) students have begun their training in Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVACR Class 25....

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VIP Joint Base Lewis-McChord students begin civilian career training

As students in Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 26 begin their United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) training,...

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Army Corporal secures good paying welding career thanks to UA VIP

Two years after transitioning out of the military, Army Cpl. Isaac Marinchek has a good paying career as a union welder. 

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UA VIP graduate to represent UA District 1 in international contest

A United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduate has advanced to the UA International Apprentice Contest (INAC) in Ann...

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Army staff Sergeant begins a welding career thanks to UA VIP program

It was the guaranteed job placement that convinced Army Staff Sgt. Oscar Lira to seek out the UA VIP program.

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVACR VIP grads look forward to great careers

U.S. Marine Cpl. James Elliott joined the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program for the opportunity to start a...

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UA VIP graduate returns years later as instructor at Fort Carson

Army Sgt. 1st Class Jose Ballejo is a picture of the success possible in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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UA VIP students take safety class to complement welding training

Students in Camp Pendleton’s Welding Class 38 learned how to make the workplace safer through a safety training session, provided...

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