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Information Technology (IT) Pioneers

Retirees and former employees of Unisys, Lockheed Martin, and their heritage companies

Welcome to Our Retirees' Club!

VIP Club members' personal friendships started during our legacy companies' working days then continued as we've transitioned into retirement or other life-style  pursuits.  As of December 2022 we have 1098 active memberships in 28 states plus one each in Canada, Germany, and Greece. This is a living web site; updated aperiodically with new Club information and Legacy Anthology articles.
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 We are proud of our Legacy Companies, our technology innovations, and our teamwork accomplishments while on the job; an intriguing and continuing legacy detailed in the 60 Legacy Anthology chapters, illustrated in the MN state icon, and in our monthly stories plus museum exhibits.

  • [3/20/23]  If you volunteered your time in 2022 we ask you to visit the  Volunteer Page  for details about the Volunteer lunch at Joseph's provided free by the VIP club to recognize the volunteer work of its membership.  At the bottom of the page is a form which we ask you to fill out and return to identify the recipients of your volunteerism whether or not you can attend the lunch.  Indicate if you and your spouse can attend the April 19th lunch on the form.  
  • [3/8/23]  Posted a report on the Lawshe Museum Wine & Cheese event to reflect on our company legacy.
  • [2/2/23]  To see memberships that expire at yearend Click here

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Prior Notices

  • 2/15] The French Unisys retirees' club celebrates 40 years on 9 March - Homepage, Unisys Alumni (
  • 2/9/23] Posted the March 'Our Stories', a Human-Computer Interaction history paper and added Browsing Tips below the Legacy Companies logo at the right.
  • 1/11/23] View the article about the VIP Club Holiday Party on the Activities page.
  • [1/11/23] The Lawshe Memorial Museum re-opened on January 21st featuring a large display of our legacy computers.  Plan to attend the March 7th 2:30 afternoon event.  More details are on the Activities page, Evites transmitted on 2/15.
  • [12/27/22] Posted the January and February Our Stories papers, Our Stories (
  • To see results of the VIP club elections held at the Dec. 2022 Old Timers event, click here.  A special thanks to Harvey Taipale who has served as club president for the past five years! [12/9/22] 
  • October was the Legacy Committee's 17th anniversary; we are yet in need of new stories for our Anthology refresh your personal memory via Articles/LEGACY_17-YRS.pdf.
  • Vice President, membership, and webmaster columns were added to our history page,
  • Unisys Benefits Change - Unisys no longer uses Hewitt for the Benefits Service Center (USBS) HR interface.  The UBSC phone number (1-877-864-7972) is still valid. However, the new UBSC web access address to use is now,  The Unisys Benefit contact information is available on the main Unisys web. A detailed multiple contact listing, that includes the new UBSC web address URL, is available for "Current and Former Associates" at: [8/8/21]
  • No email?  Send correspondence to VIP Club - Board or - Membership or - Newsletter,  P.O. Box  21903, Eagan, MN 55121.  Please allow several days for responses as our volunteers may be traveling or busy with grandchildren! 


Active VIP club members can request a free ZOOM meeting of unlimited duration by sending an email to

  • The email must include the requestor’s name, meeting date, start time, and duration.
  • When the VIP Zoom Meeting coordinator has scheduled your meeting, you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link that you must forward to the participants you are inviting to your meeting.
    No meeting host is required. Participants need to only click on the link to join the meeting.
  • Requests are honored on a first come first served basis if date/times overlap.
  • Send questions to


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Calendar Dates

  • April 19th - Volunteer Lunch
  • May 19th - Syttende Mai
  • June 21th - VIP Club Picnic
  • November 2nd -- OldTimers

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Board Meetings
April 5th, June 7th, August 2nd, and October 4th.

Frequently Asked Questions

Browsing Tips

  • HOT TIP:  to be sure you have the latest update for any web page, once you are there press the F5 key on your computer.
  • See our Site Map for tables of contents of the Club pages and Anthology chapters .