UNITED ASSOCIATION VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
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NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

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

VETERANS IN PIPING (VIP) PROGRAM FEATURED ON CBS EVENING NEWS

The UA's Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program was featured on Friday night's CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. Watch the clip at

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More Than Just a Pledge—the UA Welcomes Camp Lejeune to its VIP Program

On Thursday, November 13, 2014, eight Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune graduated from the United Association’s...

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Colorado Governor Addresses the Fort Carson Veterans in Piping Grads

The 13 graduates from the United Association’s most recent Fort Carson Veterans in Piping® (VIP®) welding program had a special...

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Veterans in Piping Graduates Prepare for their Next Contribution

“I am not sure if most realize the impact that this program has had on our soldiers, and more importantly, the ripple effect it...

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UA VIP Training Our Heroes for Quality Careers in the Industry

By Mike Hazard, UA Training Specialist

The men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces provide an invaluable service to the U.S....

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The Keystone XL Pipeline: A Life Line for Thousands of American Workers

Last year, the US spent approximately $434 billion on foreign oil.* That’s more than $1 billion each day. Too many of these...

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The UA Expands its VIP Program to Include Joint Base Lewis-McChord

The officers of the United Association (UA) and the UA Training Department are pleased to announce the addition of Army Joint...

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UA President Receives MOAA Award for VIP Program

William P. Hite, General President of the United Association of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and HVAC Service Techs, proudly...

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