Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Technicians


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

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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Catching Up with Three VIP Graduates One Year Later

“I love my job!” exclaimed Willie Nazario, who has been on the job for one year working for Olson Plumbing and Heating in...

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The Veterans in Piping® Program Graduates First Class at Fort Hood

The United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler fitters, and Service Technicians (UA) is proud to announce the...

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Honorable Keith Kelly Visits UA’s JBLM Veterans In Piping Programs

On March 5, 2014, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was host to the Honorable Keith Kelly, Assistant Secretary of the Veterans...

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New Training Program At Ft. Hood Paves Way For Transitioning Military

On March 10, 2014, the first active-duty soldiers accepted into a new program will start their training at the U.S. Army’s Ft....

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VIP HVACR Supplying Soldiers with a Career in the Growing Sector

This past May, the United Association (UA) successfully graduated its first active-duty Army Veterans In Piping (VIP) welding...

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UA President Receives MOAA Award for VIP Program

William P. Hite, General President of the United Association of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and HVAC Service Techs, proudly...

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