NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

UA VIP students learn hands on training in Fort Carson welding class

Class is already halfway complete for Fort Carson’s Welding Class 22.

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VIP Program sets Army Specialist 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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JBLM Welding Class 24 prepares grads for careers after the military

Army Sgt. Jose Gonzalez faced one fear transitioning out of the military: job placement.

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Graduates from JBLM HVACR Class 23 will soon begin civilian careers

The graduates of Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVACR Class 23 have good paying civilian careers to look forward to after they...

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UA VIP Fort Campbell welding students find challenge and encouragement

Halfway through Welding Class 17 at Fort Campbell, Army Spc. Steven Scherrer is pleasantly pleased with the United Association...

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UA VIP Instructor Bootcamp reviews curriculum, training and safety

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) recently completed its Instructor Bootcamp  at the Hilton in San Diego. 

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MAP certification provides mental health training to VIP instructors

Transitioning active-duty service members and veterans carry a heavy load. Sometimes it is simply too much. 

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Camp Pendleton Welding Class 37 begins training for civilian careers

For Marine Cpl. Jalen Nason, one of the hardest things about transitioning out of the military is deciding what to do next. He...

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VIP Fort Campbell Sprinkler Fitting grads ready for civilian careers

Once they transition out of the military, the graduates of the United Association Veterans inPiping (UA VIP) Fort Campbell...

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Fort Campbell Sprinkler Fitter class 8 begins civilian career training

Students enrolled in Fort Campbell’s Sprinkler Fitter Class 8 are not just learning how to do a job. They are building the...

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