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.

UA VIP Welding Class 20 begins at Camp LeJeune

The experience range of the 10 students that make up Welding Class 20 at Camp LeJeune is across the board.

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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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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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Halfway done! UA VIP welders look forward to careers after military

For the transitioning active-duty service members learning to weld in the United Association Veterans in Piping (UA VIP) Class 23...

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UA VIP graduates get ahead of the transitioning curve

While many programs help military veterans succeed after completing their time in the service, graduates of the United...

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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 in...

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Quality benefits attracted this UA apprentice to the VIP Program

Former Navy Petty Officer Second Class Kenta Caproni is happy he now earns a family-supporting wage and is afforded great...

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