This Week at Capitol Post, Mar 25 – 31st

90 RSVPd for tonights happy hour at Valor Brewpub. We’re excited that there’s a pub like Valor that’s as enthusiastic about the veteran business community in DC as we are. Join us tonight for some great food, drinks, and company! RSVP at Bunker Brews Post-Muster Regroup.

Also, the deadline for the Washington Business Journal’s inaugural Veterans in Business awards is this Friday, March 29th. Nominate an outstanding veteran business owner or leader in business here in the DMV at this link. 


Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.

Tue, Apr 9. Capitol Post Welcome Meeting & Roundtable. Learn About Our Programs & Services, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Wilson Bridge Room, RSVP here.

Tue, Apr 9. Gym & Wellness Roundtable, Wilson Bridge Room (by invitation). 

Thu, Apr 25. Creatives Roundtable, Wilson Bridge Room (by invitation). 

Capitol Post DMV Workshops/Events.

Tue, Mar 26. Bunker Labs DC presents Post Muster Regroup & Happy Hour, Valor Brewpub, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, RSVP here

Wed, Apr 3. WeWork Veterans in Residence presented by Bunker Labs presents Washington DC Launch Party, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, WeWork Universal North, Washington DC, RSVP here.

Partner Workshops/Events (Local)

Thu, Mar 28. Veterans Curation Program Graduation, Alexandria VCP Laboratory, 9:00 AM, RSVP to Erin Cagney.

Partner Workshops/Events (Regional / National)

Sun, Apr 7 – May 31. Kauffman Fellows Academy and Techstars present Venture Deals Online Course presented by. Learn more and RSVP here.

Mon, April 8 – Sun, Apr 14. Tom Tom Festival, Charlottesville, VA. There are some fantastic

Wed, Apr 10 – Thu, Apr 11. West Point Association of Graduates presents WPAOG Entrepreneur Summit, West Point, NY. 

Local Competitions/Contests/Fellowships.

DC Inno’s Tech Madness Round Four. Vote here.

Washington Business Journal 2019 Veterans In Business Awards. Awards to honor up to nine individual honorees. Breakfast on Thu, Jun 27. 2019. Deadline: Fri, Mar 29. Learn more and submit a veteran in business here.

Dog Tag Bakery. Summer Cohort Fellowship Application Deadline: Mon, Apr 1.

Halcyon Incubator & Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship. Deadline, Thu, Apr 4. Learn more and apply here.

Verizon 5G First Responder Lab. Deadline, Fri, Apr 5. Learn more and apply here.

Virginia Women Veterans Summit Pitch Competition. Thu, May 16., Hampton Convention Center, $10k in cash prizes. Deadline, Fri, Apr 5. Learn more and apply here.

75th Anniversary of D-Day event. The City of Alexandria’s D-Day commemoration is looking for French or veteran-owned businesses to participate on Sat, June 1st from 10-2PM. Email here for more information.

WeWork Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs . As we approach the launch to welcome the third tribe, we want to share who they are in prep for their launch party on Tue, Apr 3 at WeWork Universal North.

Name Company Branch
Erinn Roth Petite Sweets By Ms. Jo U.S. Army
Gabriela Bell Q-Bell, LLC Spouse (U.S. Air Force)
Jessica van Dop DeJesus The Dining Traveler U.S. Marine Corps
John Brown Blankit U.S. Marine Corps
Juan Biddix Jr Sarge FITT U.S. Army
Kelly Smith BeyondLettuce U.S. Army
Kimberly Defiori Badges United Foundation U.S. Army
Nicholas Karnaze stubble & ‘stache U.S. Marine Corps
Rich Cardona Flybys Media U.S. Marine Corps
Rod Rodriguez Clear Commo Studios U.S. Army


Support our Capitol Post Members.

Armed Services Arts Partnership. The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is looking for a new Executive Director to drive its next phase of growth! To learn more and apply, please visit:

Thu, Mar 28. HillVets 100 of 2018 Gala, Washington DC. Learn more and RSVP here and click here to view the HillVets 100.

Resources/Articles of Interest

Frontline Generation Author Marjorie Eastman’s Deck of 52 Available Tomorrow, Thu, Mar 27th.


“Do it Now.”― Gail, age 91 from Cornell’s Legacy Project.






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