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.

Fort Hood Welding Class 20 celebrates graduation

Thanks to the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program, the graduates of Welding Class 20 at Fort Hood are prepared...

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UA VIP gives Army SGT opportunity to weld, begin a good paying career

Army Sergeant Victor Avalos always dreamed of becoming a welder. As he prepared to transition out of the military, Avalos wanted...

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UA VIP career skills training begins for Fort Hood welding students

Some of the students in Fort Hood’s Welding Class 21 have never held a welding torch before.

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Midway through, Fort Hood UA VIP class students choose union location

Everything’s falling into place for the students of United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Welding Class 19 at Fort Hood....

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VIP graduate seeks to become the best VIP member possible

Before leaving the military, many active-duty transitioning military service members seek ways to build a skillset, which they...

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VIP students praise the Program, recommend it to others

The United Association Veterans in Piping Program is a leader in preparing active-duty transitioning military service members for...

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Becoming an Apprentice Instructor Through the VIP Program

Michael Parker served for nearly 10 years in both the Army and National Guard, prior to making the decision to transition out of...

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Traveling and working with new people thanks to the VIP Program

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program is one way to unlock the ability to travel the country and work on...

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From Army Medic to VIP graduate and UA Local 146 Apprentice

Thanks to the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program, Army Sergeant Andrew Fioramonti, is now pursuing a career...

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VIP graduate says the comradery attracted him to the program

Eager to learn, United Association Veterans in Piping graduate and former Army Staff Sergeant Justin Baird is glad that he can...

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