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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UA VIP gives Army SGT opportunity to weld, begin a good paying career

Army Sergeant Victor Avalos always dreamed of becoming a welder. As he prepared to transition out of the military, Avalos...

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VIP graduate calls program a hidden gem

For Navy Petty Officer Second Class Eddie Thompson, the high level of training and smooth transition out of the military made...

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VIP graduate says the comradery attracted him to the program

Eager to learn, United Association Veterans in Piping graduate and former Army Staff Sergeant Justin Baird is glad that he can...

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JBLM UA VIP grad featured on Brotherhood Outdoors

United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) graduate and U.S. Army veteran Adam Rule was recently featured on an episode...

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From UA VIP student to Ohio Pipe Trades Organizer: A success story

For United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program graduate and Army Specialist Tyler Simms, the UA VIP Program was...

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VIP students earning valuable certifications at Naval Station Norfolk

The active-duty transitioning military service members participating in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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VIP participants progressing through HVAC-R program smoothly at JBLM

United Associations Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program Joint Base Lewis McChord HVAC-R Class 18 participants understand...

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VIP participant looks forward to providing for his family

Active-duty transitioning military service members are preparing for life after the armed forces as they participate in...

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Becoming UA Instructors—A Natural Progression for Three Marines

The United Association has one of the most prestigious training programs in the industry, based on the train-the-trainer model...

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