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.

VIP Graduate Sergeant Council now 5th year apprentice

Making the transition from an active-duty military service member back to civilian life can be challenging for some members of...

Read More

UA VIP Success Story: Phil Miraglia

For members of the military, making the transition from active-duty to civilian life can be time of high stress and struggle.

Read More

UA VIP Success Story: Samantha Metcalf

After serving five years as a 31B (Military Police Officer) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Army Specialist Samantha Metcalf is now...

Read More

A Unique Approach to a Lifelong Career: UA VIP Success Story

Melissa Martinez grew up in a small town outside of San Diego, CA. When she graduated from high school, she knew she didn’t want...

Read More

UA VIP Success Story: Phillip Bonpua

Phillip Bonpua served six years in the Army, but after missing some key moments in the life of his newborn baby, he decided it...

Read More

UA VIP Success Story: Barrett Fuller

Barrett Fuller is now a second-year apprentice with Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 192 in Cheyenne, WY. He said he applied for...

Read More

Local 43 VIP Graduate Named TVA Apprentice of the Year

Colton Jackson, a fifth-year apprentice at Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 43, Chattanooga, TN, was recently named TVA (Tennessee...

Read More

From Army Specialist to UA Journeyman

Aside from being veterans, United Association Veterans in Piping apprentices have one thing in common; this program has changed...

Read More

UA VIP Success Story: Richard Stump

After spending eight years in the Navy as an engine mechanic, Richard Stump, decided it was time to transition out of the Navy...

Read More

HVACR Service Technician Career is a Family Choice

Brandon Hutton had been in the Navy for five-and-a-half years. He had just graduated from the UA VIP HVACR [heating, ventilation,...

Read More