NEWS AND HAPPENINGS WITH VIP

Take a look at some of the newsworthy items for the VIP program.

UA VIP program provided Army Spc. with the tools for a great career

Thanks to the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program, Army Spc. MichaelParker’s transition to civilian life was...

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Fort Campbell UA VIP welding grads will soon begin civilian careers

The graduates of Fort Campbell Welding Class 19 stand at the precipice of lucrative and rewarding civilian careers in the pipe...

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3 common mistakes to avoid when transitioning out of the military

Your ETS date is on the calendar. You’ve served your country, and your time is almost complete. What’s next?

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How to use your GI Bill benefits after leaving the military

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a generous education benefit provided to any veteran who has served on active duty for at least 90 days...

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UA VIP program provides Army Spc. with a path to a great paying career

For Army Spc. Joshua Starnes, joining the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) program was the best decision he ever...

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UA VIP JBLM Welding Class 27 students begin civilian career training

The students who just began Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 27 will soon gain foundational skills to begin a welding...

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UA VIP grads are guaranteed well-paid civilian jobs in HVAC industry

More than half of transitioning veterans experience unemployment for four months or longer after leaving the military, according...

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VIP welding grads prepared for good-paying careers in the pipe trades

There’s nothing like having plans set for a lucrative civilian career to ease the stress of transitioning out of the military.

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UA VIP administrator extols program’s benefits on AWF Union Podcast

United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program Administrator and Training Specialist Mike Hazard appeared on the...

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A Marine Encourages Apprenticeship as The Way Out

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 716, State of Maine, journeyman pipefitter Troy Fogg enlisted to be a Marine in 2011, and in 2015,...

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