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.

Trends in Training: UA VIP Program

After noticing an alarmingly high unemployment rate among Veterans, United Association of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and...

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Fifteen Marines Graduate From UA VIP Program at Camp Pendleton

On July 28th, fifteen Marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the...
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Graduates from Fort Cason UA’s Veterans in Piping Program find Success

Sixteen Fort Carson service members are better prepared for the next phase of their lives following military service after...

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Graduates from UA VIP Program at Fort Campbell find success with UA

Two women are among the 19 Fort Campbell Soldiers who graduated from the United Association’s Veterans in Piping program (UA VIP)...

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Sailors Graduate UA VIP Program at Naval Station Norfolk

After 18-weeks of classwork and hands-on training, seven sailors completed the first Veterans in Piping (VIP) program at Naval...

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VIP Graduates From Camp Lejeune Join the Ranks of UA Apprentices

The United Association’s (UA) second Veterans In Piping class assembled at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club at Camp Lejeune...

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Program helps Marines land civilian jobs

A new program guarantees Marines jobs as they transition out of the military to the civilian world.

The initiative, called DOD...

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UA Members Can Be Proud of Their Work with the VIP Program

As the men and women of our nation’s military transition from their military service back into the civilian workforce, they...

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VETERANS IN PIPING (VIP) PROGRAM FEATURED ON CBS EVENING NEWS

The UA's Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program was featured on Friday night's CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. Watch the clip at

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Soldier for Life: Instructor draws inspiration from transitioning Soldiers

When veteran William McLaurin left the Army in 1985, he never imagined he would have another opportunity to serve 27 seven...

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