Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Technicians


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 Shares His Story at Helmets to Hardhats Luncheon

Akini Celestine, a graduate of the United Associations (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program and a member of UA Local 1 in New...

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Catching up with UA VIP Graduate Akini Celestine

After three and a half years of active duty with the United States Army, including a twelve-month deployment to Afghanistan to...

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UA VIP Program at Camp Lejeune to graduate eight Marines

Another group of transitioning military members is better prepared to move back to civilian life after completing the United...

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Fort Campbell Holds graduation for Fifth UA VIP Class

Nineteen Soldiers graduated from the United Association Veterans in Piping Program’s 5th welding class at Fort Campbell.


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The United Association holds 39th General Convention in San Diego, CA

The United Association of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service Techs held their 39th General Convention in San Diego, CA on...

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Trends in Training: UA VIP Program

After noticing an alarmingly high unemployment rate among Veterans, United Association of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and Service...

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Fifteen Marines Graduate From UA VIP Program at Camp Pendleton

On July 28th, fifteen Marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the...
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Graduates from Fort Cason UA’s Veterans in Piping Program find Success

Sixteen Fort Carson service members are better prepared for the next phase of their lives following military service after...

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Graduates from UA VIP Program at Fort Campbell find success with UA

Two women are among the 19 Fort Campbell Soldiers who graduated from the United Association’s Veterans in Piping program (UA VIP)...

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