This Week at Capitol Post (May 21-25)

This Week at Capitol Post, May 21 – 25th  


First Off, Our Thank You’s!


Thanks to.

  • The U.S. Army’s Soldier for Life Program for visiting with Capitol Post and Bunker Labs DC this morning.
  • Dog Tag Bakery for stopping by Capitol Post last week! We had a great morning talking with their fellows and sharing some insights on entrepreneurship and good connections in the DMV. Some photos of the morning
  • The Defense Entrepreneurs Program & BMNT for partnering together last Tuesday evening.
  • Bunker Labs for hosting a fantastic Muster at Google in Chicago last Thursday. Check out some pictures from the day here.
  • Tim Greeff for helping us better understand OTAs at our monthly GovCon Connect Session this past Friday



  • Thanks to the DoD Office of Economic Adjustment for hosting a roundtable at Capitol Post this past Monday to bring together Old Dominion University, Capitol Post, Genedge, and the Virginia Department of Veterans Services.
  • Thank you to Jesse O’Connell from the Lumina Foundation for contributing to Capitol Post


Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.  


Our Workshops/Events around the DMV.

  • Thu, May 24. Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Tribe #1 Lunch, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, WeWork Dupont Circle Room 10 H, POC: Rachel Gartlan
  • Thu, Jun 14. Bunker Brews National Leadership Summit sponsored by Flatiron School (Meet Bunker Labs leaders from around the country in town for the Bunker Labs semi-annual leadership retreat), 6:00 – 8:00 PM Provision No. 14, POC: Emily McMahan, RSVP here.


Apply to Startup School.

Our fifth cohort of Startup School starts on Wed, Jun 27th. Apply by midnight, Tue, Jun 12th.

  • Our 9-week program where veterans and their spouses can test their ideas, accelerate and build their businesses with expert thought leaders, mentors, and professionals.
  • This program culminates with a pitch competition and a cash prize.
  • More info
  • Apply here.


Workshops/Events from Partners (Local) – May.


Spotlight on a Local Veteran Founder.


Welcome New Members.


Local Resources and Programs.


In the Press.


Jobs in the DMV.

  • The Philanthropy Roundtable is searching for a new director to lead their veteran services program. Contact: Suzi Marchena
  • Luke David has done a ton of film work for Capitol Post. He is looking to add someone to assist with business development at Automatic Sports. Contact Luke David.



Quote of the Week.

“Everything has been said before. But, since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.”

— Andre Gide, Le Traite du Narcisse


Thanks to all of our sponsors and partners!



Have a great rest of your week. . .



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