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.

From UA VIP student to Ohio Pipe Trades Organizer: A success story

For United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program graduate and Army Specialist Tyler Simms, the UA VIP Program was...

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Tracing Opportunity

Alex Kelm always knew she wanted to be a mechanic, so she joined the Marine Corps to work as a diesel mechanic. The work ethic...

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VIP students earning valuable certifications at Naval Station Norfolk

The active-duty transitioning military service members participating in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter— A Career Joe Knew Nothing About

When Joe Perez began his journey to transition out of the Army, he was unsure of where that path would lead him. Having...

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VIP participants progressing through HVAC-R program smoothly at JBLM

United Associations Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program Joint Base Lewis McChord HVAC-R Class 18 participants understand...

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VIP participant looks forward to providing for his family

Active-duty transitioning military service members are preparing for life after the armed forces as they participate in...

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Becoming UA Instructors—A Natural Progression for Three Marines

The United Association has one of the most prestigious training programs in the industry, based on the train-the-trainer model...

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Rodeo Jock to Welder

Kyle Lamon joined the Army in 2012. Before he left high school, he found himself alone living with a friend. His dad was in...

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UA VIP graduate says the program prepared him for civilian life

For United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduate, Marine Sergeant Kevin Long, the VIP program nearly mirrored what...

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Member of JBLM Welding Class 19 eager for UA career

The prospect of a fulfilling career with the United Association (UA) is what led one active-duty transitioning military...

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