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.

20th Camp Pendleton Graduation

On Thursday, October 22, sixteen marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate...

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The UA is the perfect fit for Fort Carson VIP Graduates

Colorado Senator Cory Gardner arrived on September 11, 2015, to congratulate the latest group of soldiers who were graduating...

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Camp Pendleton VIP Graduate makes a life in Butte, MT with Local 41

Joseph Miller was in the Marines for eight years and one month, from 2003 to 2011. He endured three deployments in four years...

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Check Out VIP Graduate Orry Kraczek On the Job in St. Paul, MN

The UA Journal team caught up with recent VIP welder/pipefitter graduate [Camp Lejeune, second class] Orry Kraczek, who was on...

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Fort Sill Service Members Transition into Fire Protection Careers

FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fort Sill Industrial Training Complex is bridging the gap for Soldiers getting out of the military and...

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Fort Campbell’s VIP Program is a Model for Soldiers for Life Program

“Life is about transitions,” guest speaker Army Lieutenant General David D. Halverson, the Assistant Chief of Staff for...

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Fort Hood’s Latest VIP Graduates—Set Out for Endless Opportunities

On April 16, 2015, 16 transitioning soldiers, who entered the VIP Welding Program at Fort Hood just 18 weeks prior, graduated...

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Program helps Marines land civilian jobs

A new program guarantees Marines jobs as they transition out of the military to the civilian world.

The initiative, called DOD...

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UA Members Can Be Proud of Their Work with the VIP Program

As the men and women of our nation’s military transition from their military service back into the civilian workforce, they...

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VETERANS IN PIPING (VIP) PROGRAM FEATURED ON CBS EVENING NEWS

The UA's Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program was featured on Friday night's CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. Watch the clip at

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