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WELCOME TO THE WASHINGTON, DC CHAPTER OF THE ROCKS, INC.

1974-2017 (43 Years!) 


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The Washington, DC Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. provides mentorship, scholarship, fellowship, and professional development to National Capital Region ROTC Cadets; active duty, reserve, and national guard component commissioned and warrant officers; and, GS-12 Civilians and above. Our activities support the missions of the National Board of The ROCKS, Inc., the United States Army and other United States Uniformed Services.  We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events as we celebrate 43 years!


Next Chapter Meeting


WHEN:
 Thursday, August 17, 2017 


TIME:
 7:00 p.m.


WHERE:
 Fort Myer Fellowship Chapel Hall (in front of PX), Fort Myer, VA 


DRESS: 
Duty Uniform or Business Attire (Coat & Tie) 


SPEAKER: Mrs. Delores Johnson-Davis

            Senior Professional for Integration (Human Dimension) at Department of the Army 
            National Board Member, The ROCKS, Inc. (VP of Civilian Affairs)


TOPIC: 
Civilian Leadership - Prepare and grow as a DA Civilian


A special thank you to LTG Arthur Gregg, this month's meeting sponsor! 

Thank You, 
Shelia Howell-Flowers
President, Washington D.C. Chapter
The ROCKS, Inc.

26th Annual 5-Mile Race/2-Mile Walk

Register Now!!  We are looking forward to your participation in the Washington DC Chapter's 26th Annual 5-Mile Run/2-Mile Walk. The race will take place on September 16, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. 

Come on out to the beautiful Burke Lake Park in Fairfax, VA and join old friends, new friends, neighbors, and Cadets from Howard University, Morgan State, Norfolk State, Bowie, VMI, Virginia State, and University of Maryland to name a few. Cheer for your favorite ROTC Battalion, as our military's future shows what it means to be 'Army Strong!'  

Our USA Track & Field Certified Course flows through scenic Burke Lake Park and is great preparation for the Army Ten-Miler!  If you do not want to run, no problem! We welcome you to walk, volunteer, or participate virtually by donating at the registration link. All proceeds will support academic scholarships for U.S. Army ROTC Cadets. 


Registration Fees:

ROCKS Members:  $30  /  Non-Members: $35  /  Cadets: $25  /  14 & Under: $20

**Use Discount Code ROCKSRUN17 at checkout to save $5.00 off registration.**




2016 Runners

Please note that online registration closes on Friday, September 14, 2017; however, onsite registration will be available on race day from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  Registration closes after 8:00 a.m.  Register early so that we can order the T-Shirts size you need. The race will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Race Marshal: BG Earl M. Simms, USA (Ret)
Post-Run OPD Provided by MG Leslie C. Smith

For more information contact the Race Committee Chairman, Stephen Stanley, at (504) 570-3091 or stanleysm3@gmail.com.

3rd Annual Golf Outing

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Washington D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. will partner with the ROCKS, Inc., National Board to conduct it's 3rd Annual Golf Outing on Friday, October 6, 20
17. Shotgun starts at 8:00 am at The Fort Belvoir Golf Course, Fort Belvoir, VA  22191. Please call (770) 842-2158 for questions and sponsorship.
   




Thank you for your support! 


Ladies and Gentlemen,

 

Thank you for your support of We Feed Our People Project.

 
The Washington, D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. and family members participated in the 29th Annual "We Feed Our People Project" on 16 JAN 2017 (Monday) at 0900 -1600 in Washington, DC. There were several volunteers on site and even more behind the scenes from different organizations. We would like to thank those DC Chapter members that helped out this year.

 

We Feed Our People (WFOP) provides a nutritious meal and warm clothing for homeless citizens in the nation's capitol as a way to keep the work of a great hero alive. 

 

Sincerely,

Shelia Howell-Flowers, President

 




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Chapter Email Address: WASHDCROCKS@gmail.com

Chapter Phone Number: (301) 423-5500

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The Washington, D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised of active duty, reserve, retired and former commissioned and warrant officers of the U.S. Armed Forces, widows and widowers of deceased members, cadets, other uniformed services and GS 12 and above. The organization was formed to provide professional and social interaction and development to strengthen the officer corps. In addition to the R. C. Cartwright Scholarship Fund, the "Leadership Outreach" program provides the opportunity for teams consisting of ROCKS members to visit Colleges and Universities to provide professional career development guidance to ROTC students.

DISCLAIMER: The Washington, DC Chapter of the ROCKS, Inc. is a private organization, not affiliated with any DoD Installation or the US Military. The organization is open to all officers and GS 12 and above regardless of creed, color or gender. This website does not express or imply an endorsement of any products, services, or firms by the DoD or the federal government.