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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VIP helps Marine Sergeant land good paying career after the military

For Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 155 Brother Brandon Harwood, a Marine Sergeant who transitioned out of the military in 2015,...

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UA VIP grads to represent UA Locals at competitive welding competition

It’s pretty awesome to see those two grads of the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program will be showing off...

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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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Thanks to UA VIP, Marine Corporal enjoys good paying union career

Shortly after transitioning out of the military, life for Marine Corporal Lou Barajasmartinez is financially on the upswing. As a...

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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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Marine Cpl. loves working with hands as a UA VIP welder

It’s hard to learn to weld over Zoom. 

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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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VIP Program creates versatile tradesmen and tradeswomen

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program offers service members an opportunity to learn new skills and expand...

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UA VIP alumni meet President Biden during Labor Day event

Two United Association Veterans in Piping alumni recently had the honor of meeting President Biden and shaking his hand during a...

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