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.

Marine Cpl. loves working with hands as a UA VIP welder

It’s hard to learn to weld over Zoom. 

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Midway through class, Camp Pendleton VIP students prepare for careers

Already halfway complete, Welding Class 36 at Camp Pendleton is progressing nicely. The free, 18-week accelerated welding...

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A promising start to fulfilling careers via the UA VIP Program

“The knowledge and experience to be dependable” — that’s what U.S. Marine Cpl. Angel Solano Mejia gained from the UA Veterans...

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UA VIP alumni meet President Biden during Labor Day event

Two United Association Veterans in Piping alumni recently had the honor of meeting President Biden and shaking his hand during...

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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...

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Continuing a Brotherhood Forged in the Army for VIP Graduates

Driekast is a combination mechanical piping/plumbing contractor that has been in business for more than 30 years. Experienced...

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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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Welding Class 31 Students Praise Instructors

Members of the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Welding Class 31 at Camp Pendleton praised their instructors,...

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UA VIP Graduate turned UA VIP instructor: Sean Ellis’s success story

The lead United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program welding instructor at Camp Pendleton can look his students in...

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Camp Pendleton Welding Class 31 set to begin

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program Camp Pendleton Welding Class 31 has begun, as 16 active-duty...

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