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 graduate returns years later as instructor at Fort Carson

Army Sgt. 1st Class Jose Ballejo is a picture of the success possible in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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Marine Sgt. builds strong bonds in the pipe trades thanks to UA VIP

For U.S. Marine Sgt. Philip Clifton, II, the transition between the military and civilian life through a career in the pipe...

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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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