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 finds success, good pay as union welder

Steve Miller climbed to the rank of Sergeant before deciding to transition out of the U.S Army in 2017 and return to civilian...

Read More

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

It’s hard to learn to weld over Zoom. 

Read More

Midway through class, Camp Pendleton VIP students prepare for careers

Already halfway complete, Welding Class 36 at Camp Pendleton is progressing nicely. The free, 18-week accelerated welding...

Read More

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...

Read More

A promising start to fulfilling careers via the UA VIP Program

“The knowledge and experience to be dependable” — that’s what U.S. Marine Cpl. Angel Solano Mejia gained from the UA Veterans...

Read More

Army Staff Sergeant makes seamless transition into pipe trades

Transitioning from the military into a civilian career can be stressful for many, but thanks to the United Association...

Read More

The VIP Program—Securing a Job and Career Ambitions for One Apprentice

Third-year Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354, Latrobe, PA, apprentice Scott Reedy spent seven years in the Marine Corps. His...

Read More

VIP students look forward to learning something new everyday

Learning a new skill and gaining experience while finishing out military service is great for many active-duty transitioning...

Read More

Student enjoys UA VIP welding class

As he works toward transitioning out of the military and into a civilian career, current United Association Veterans in Piping...

Read More

VIP graduate seeks to become the best VIP member possible

Before leaving the military, many active-duty transitioning military service members seek ways to build a skillset, which they...

Read More