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.

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 armed...

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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 civilian...

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Halfway done! UA VIP welders look forward to careers after military

For the transitioning active-duty service members learning to weld in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Class 23...

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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 Welding Class 20 at Fort Carson celebrates graduation

Members of the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Welding Class 20 at Fort Carson are thrilled to be graduating,...

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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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Fort Campbell’s Welding Class 16 begins foundations for new careers

For the eight members of Welding Class 16 at Fort Campbell, the start of class is an incredible opportunity — the chance to learn...

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Get ahead, earn welding certifications in the UA VIP Program

Getting ahead in a pipe trades career is easier when active-duty transitioning military service members are able to earn...

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VIP students look forward to learning something new everyday

Learning a new skill and gaining experience while finishing out military service is great for many active-duty transitioning...

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Welding at Camp Lejeune provides entry to post-military careers

Across the country, active-duty military service members transitioning to civilian life are learning solid technical skills to...

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