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.

The UA VIP Program helps Staff Sgt. transition to civilian career

Army Staff Sgt. David Lee Leza has a simple message for those considering the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP)...

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UA VIP graduate finds success, good pay as union welder

Steve Miller climbed to the rank of Sergeant before deciding to transition out of the U.S Army in 2017 and return to civilian...

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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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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 Veterans...

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Tracing Opportunity

Alex Kelm always knew she wanted to be a mechanic, so she joined the Marine Corps to work as a diesel mechanic. The work ethic...

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VIP participants progressing through HVAC-R program smoothly at JBLM

United Associations Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Program Joint Base Lewis McChord HVAC-R Class 18 participants understand...

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UA VIP graduate says the program prepared him for civilian life

For United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) graduate, Marine Sergeant Kevin Long, the VIP program nearly mirrored what...

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Member of JBLM Welding Class 19 eager for UA career

The prospect of a fulfilling career with the United Association (UA) is what led one active-duty transitioning military service...

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Fort Carson Welding Class to help soldiers transition to civilian life

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UA VIP Program at Camp Lejeune Honors Welding Class 14 Graduates

The United Association (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Lejeune celebrated the graduation of 14 active-duty...

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