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.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The UA VIP Program makes transitioning easier

One of the most difficult parts of leaving the military is finding a new career in the civilian world. Current United...

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Becoming an Apprentice Instructor Through the VIP Program

Michael Parker served for nearly 10 years in both the Army and National Guard, prior to making the decision to transition out...

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The VIP Program provides consistent employment, despite a pandemic

During a time when employment is unstable in the U.S., the United Association Veterans in Piping helped this VIP graduate find...

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Welding certifications and training give VIP graduates a leg up

For some members of the military, the right path for their future does not involve transitioning out of the service and into...

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VIP instructors prepare graduates for life after service

Army Sergeant Adam Proffit learned a lot from the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program, and now as a UA...

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