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.

UA program trains for new careers with Fort Campbell VIP students

Soldiers transitioning out of the Army can face a degree of uncertainty about future career endeavors – and the means necessary...

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Soldier for Life: Instructor draws inspiration from transitioning Soldiers

When veteran William McLaurin left the Army in 1985, he never imagined he would have another opportunity to serve 27 seven years...

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Catching Up with Three VIP Graduates One Year Later

“I love my job!” exclaimed Willie Nazario, who has been on the job for one year working for Olson Plumbing and Heating in...

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More Than Just a Pledge—the UA Welcomes Camp Lejeune to its VIP Program

On Thursday, November 13, 2014, eight Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune graduated from the United Association’s...

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DoD SkillBridge: Building Bridges for Transitioning Service Members

The Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Office of Personnel and Readiness, Force Readiness & Training is promoting a new...

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Tactical Veteran: Apprenticeships can be path to solid career

In my last column, I talked a bit about “blue-collar” occupations and broke down some of the pathways into those careers. This...

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SMA Chandler visits Lewis-McChord, learns about job placement pilot program

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (July 28, 2014) -- As the Army begins efforts to downsize, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F....

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Colorado Governor Addresses the Fort Carson Veterans in Piping Grads

The 13 graduates from the United Association’s most recent Fort Carson Veterans in Piping® (VIP®) welding program had a special...

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Veterans in Piping Graduates Prepare for their Next Contribution

“I am not sure if most realize the impact that this program has had on our soldiers, and more importantly, the ripple effect it...

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UA Veteran's in Piping Program Expands to Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United...

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