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 VIP Fort Carson Welding Class 21 celebrates graduation

For the 13 graduates of the Welding Class 21 at Fort Carson, the change from military life to the civilian world is made simpler...

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VIP administrator discusses program’s opportunities on union podcast

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

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UA VIP Fort Campbell Welding Class 17 begins

Before they started, some members of Fort Campbell Welding Class 17 had never held a welding torch. Yet in just 18 weeks, they...

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Marine Cpl. loves working with hands as a UA VIP welder

It’s hard to learn to weld over Zoom. 

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Midway through class, Camp Pendleton VIP students prepare for careers

Already halfway complete, Welding Class 36 at Camp Pendleton is progressing nicely. The free, 18-week accelerated welding class...

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UA VIP students begin JBLM welding class for new civilian careers

For the nine members beginning the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Welding Class 24, the United Association’s Veterans in Piping Program...

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UA VIP gives Army SGT opportunity to weld, begin a good paying career

Army Sergeant Victor Avalos always dreamed of becoming a welder. As he prepared to transition out of the military, Avalos wanted...

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Fort Campbell’s UA VIP grads look forward to union apprenticeships

Graduates of Fort Campbell’s Welding Class 16 in the United Associates Veterans in Piping Program have new careers to look...

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VIP Program creates versatile tradesmen and tradeswomen

The United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program offers service members an opportunity to learn new skills and expand...

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A promising start to fulfilling careers via the UA VIP Program

“The knowledge and experience to be dependable” — that’s what U.S. Marine Cpl. Angel Solano Mejia gained from the UA Veterans in...

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