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.

Continuing a Brotherhood Forged in the Army for VIP Graduates

Driekast is a combination mechanical piping/plumbing contractor that has been in business for more than 30 years. Experienced...

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Welding at Camp Lejeune provides entry to rewarding post-military careers

Across the country, active-duty military members transitioning to civilian life are learning solid technical skills to equip...

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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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The UA VIP Program makes transitioning easier

One of the most difficult parts of leaving the military is finding a new career in the civilian world. Current United...

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VIP students praise the Program, recommend it to others

The United Association Veterans in Piping Program is a leader in preparing active-duty transitioning military service members...

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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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Traveling and working with new people thanks to the VIP Program

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program is one way to unlock the ability to travel the country and work on...

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VIP graduate embraces new career as a sprinkler fitter

Former Army Sgt. Nyhi Branscomb is using what he learned in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program to...

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The VIP Program provides consistent employment, despite a pandemic

During a time when employment is unstable in the U.S., the United Association Veterans in Piping helped this VIP graduate find...

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Welding certifications and training give VIP graduates a leg up

For some members of the military, the right path for their future does not involve transitioning out of the service and into...

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