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.

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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Army Staff Sergeant makes seamless transition into pipe trades

Transitioning from the military into a civilian career can be stressful for many, but thanks to the United Association...

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The VIP Program—Securing a Job and Career Ambitions for One Apprentice

Third-year Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354, Latrobe, PA, apprentice Scott Reedy spent seven years in the Marine Corps. His...

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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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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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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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Service member turned pipefitter thanks to VIP Program

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program was instrumental in helping Army Sergeant First Class Richard Healy...

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JBLM UA VIP grad featured on Brotherhood Outdoors

United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) graduate and U.S. Army veteran Adam Rule was recently featured on an episode...

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