VIP trainings receive base approvals to reopen

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UNITED ASSOCIATION VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
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A United Association Veterans in Piping graduate recently turned out as a journeyman with UA Local 322. He attributes his success to the UA VIP Program.

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The UA Veterans in Piping Program gave Troy DeForge a chance to learn about the pipe trades and what it takes to be a United Association sprinkler fitter.

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The UA VIP Program helped this graduate find employment in order to provide for his family and relieve the stress of transitioning out of the military.

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The United Association Veterans in Piping Program helped this former Navy Petty Officer Second Class begin a career as a UA member in the pipe trades.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UA VIP Program will operate under a new set of safety guidelines and protocols in order to help keep everyone safe.

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A new program guarantees Marines jobs as they transition out of the military to the civilian world. The initiative, called DOD SkillBridge, provides service members with an 18-week pre-apprenticeship training conducted by United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters and Service Technicians (UA). UA’s program, known as Veterans in Piping, focuses on the trade of welding.

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The Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Office of Personnel and Readiness, Force Readiness & Training is promoting a new authority called DoD SkillBridge that allows eligible transitioning Service members to participate in civilian training, apprenticeship, and internship programs. To help get the word out, we are working with a wide range of stakeholders, including the private sector and other training providers. Moreover, to help connect Service members with available training opportunities under this authority, we are building an innovative “SkillBridge” connection tool (or “app”) that utilizes Twitter and other capabilities that can appeal to the transition age-group demographic.

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