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.

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

It’s hard to learn to weld over Zoom. 

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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 class...

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UA VIP students begin JBLM welding class for new civilian careers

For the nine members beginning the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 24, the United Association’s Veterans in Piping Program...

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Fort Campbell’s UA VIP grads look forward to union apprenticeships

Graduates of Fort Campbell’s Welding Class 16 in the United Associates Veterans in Piping Program have new careers to look...

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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 expand...

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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 in...

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UA VIP HVACR Class 15 begins learning skills for civilian careers

Eight service members in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) HVACR program at Naval Station Norfolk, are preparing...

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UA VIP career skills training begins for Fort Hood welding students

Some of the students in Fort Hood’s Welding Class 21 have never held a welding torch before.

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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 Veterans...

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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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