UNITED ASSOCIATION VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Technicians

NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

UA VIP provides Army Sergeant with seamless career transition

For Army Sergeant First Class James Brown, the transition from the military into civilian life was seamless and relatively...

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U.S. DOL VETS tour UA VIP training facility at UA Local 26

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program proudly hosted U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

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The UA VIP Program helps Staff Sgt. transition to civilian career

Army Staff Sgt. David Lee Leza has a simple message for those considering the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord UA VIP welding students learn career skills

For the students in Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 25, the start of class is certainly an important moment. It is the...

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JBLM HVACR Class 24 students will begin training for civilian careers

It’s a new day for the 10 students in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord HVACR Class 24.

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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 graduate finds success, good pay as union welder

Steve Miller climbed to the rank of Sergeant before deciding to transition out of the U.S Army in 2017 and return to civilian...

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UA VIP students begin JBLM welding class for new civilian careers

For the nine members beginning the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 24, the United Association’s Veterans in Piping Program...

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