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.

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

It’s hard to learn to weld over Zoom. 

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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...

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UA VIP alumni meet President Biden during Labor Day event

Two United Association Veterans in Piping alumni recently had the honor of meeting President Biden and shaking his hand during...

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VIP Program leads former USMC Corporal to a comfortable middle-class

Marine Corporal and United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduate Dillon Johnston is thankful for the skillset the...

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Specialty Welding is this Graduate’s Dream Job

While in the Army, Garrett Karns did advanced mission planning and execution for a Special Forces group out of Fort Campbell,...

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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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Transitioning to civilian life is easier with the UA VIP Program

Rogelio Salinas, a United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduate, is encouraging all active-duty transitioning...

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Tracing Opportunity

Alex Kelm always knew she wanted to be a mechanic, so she joined the Marine Corps to work as a diesel mechanic. The work ethic...

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Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter— A Career Joe Knew Nothing About

When Joe Perez began his journey to transition out of the Army, he was unsure of where that path would lead him. Having...

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Member of JBLM Welding Class 19 eager for UA career

The prospect of a fulfilling career with the United Association (UA) is what led one active-duty transitioning military...

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