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.

VIP welding grads prepared for good-paying careers in the pipe trades

There’s nothing like having plans set for a lucrative civilian career to ease the stress of transitioning out of the military.

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Becoming an HVACR Service Technician

Caleb Pringle joined the Army right out of high school in 2010. His first duty station was El Paso, TX, as an infantryman. He had...

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UA VIP administrator extols program’s benefits on AWF Union Podcast

United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program Administrator and Training Specialist Mike Hazard appeared on the...

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A Marine Encourages Apprenticeship as The Way Out

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 716, State of Maine, journeyman pipefitter Troy Fogg enlisted to be a Marine in 2011, and in ...

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UA VIP Camp Pendleton Welding Class 39 starts civilian career training

The students who just began their United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) training in Camp Pendleton Welding Class 39 will...

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UA VIP Fort Campbell fire suppression students begin career training

The students who began their United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) training in Fort Campbell Fire Suppression Class 10...

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Camp Pendleton welding class starts training, launches welding careers

Members of Welding Class 39 in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program at Camp Pendleton have done more than...

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Midway through training, JBLM welding students look forward to careers

It was the promise of a new career path to support his family through a union job that convinced Army Sgt. Nicholas Painter to...

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Fort Hood Welding Class 22 VIP grads will soon begin civilian careers

The graduates in Fort Hood Welding Class 22 have new careers to look forward to in the civilian world.

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Sprinkler Fitting is the Career Choice for Henry Santos

Henry Santos graduated from the VIP sprinkler fitter program at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. He had been in the Army for four...

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