NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

UA VIP instructor talks about the program on national pro-union podcast

Rachel Lablance, the first female instructor in the United Associations Veterans In Piping (UA VIP) program, recently appeared on...

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UA VIP graduate selected for the UA-MCAA Future Leaders Program

Jerry L. Golden III graduated from the UA VIP program in 2017 and is now a journeyman with Steamfitters Local Union 420, in...

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UA VIP graduate credits program for creating amazing civilian career

Ever since Sam Phipps can remember, joining the military was all he ever wanted to do. It was the only thing he would consider as...

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UA VIP graduate first to become a UA Training Director

Former Army Spc. Michael Parker joined the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program to prepare for his transition...

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Marine sergeant credits VIP program for success in civilian workforce

Marine Sgt. Nicolas Alvarado began his new career as a welder when he transitioned out of the military in 2021. 

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Army sergeant had stress-free transition from military thanks to UA VIP program

Army Sgt. Jaime Chavez knew he would need a new career when he transitioned out of the military. After learning about the UA VIP...

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Army veteran thanks VIP program for easy transition to civilian life

U.S. Army Veteran Ryan Hammond joined the Veterans in Piping (VIP) program in May with plans to learn new skills that will...

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VIP graduate thanks UA VIP program for career opportunities

Former Marine Sgt. Marshall Lord joined the United Association Veterans in Piping Program to prepare for his transition out of...

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UA VIP graduate thanks UA VIP program for preparing him for a civilian career

Navy Veteran Luis Diaz joined the Veterans in Piping program (VIP) in 2022 to prepare for a new civilian career as an HVAC-R...

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Graduate from the first VIP Program class continues to climb the ranks

Army Sgt. David Lee began a new career within the plumbing and pipefitting industry when he transitioned out of the military in...

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