Welcome to the D.C. ROCKS

Established in 1974

The Washington, D.C. Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc. provides mentorship, scholarship, fellowship, and professional development to National Capital Region Senior ROTC Cadets; all active duty, reserve, and national guard component commissioned officers; and senior Department of the Army Civilians.

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!

Upcoming Events

BG (Ret.) Roscoe Cartwright

For Us, By Us

Our DC Chapter was created and founded by African American Officers to strengthen the officer corp through mentorship, professional development, and social interaction. Read about our chapter’s exciting history. 

Executive Board Officers

Executive Board Officers provide policy, supervisory control, and direction of affairs for the total chapter organization

Leon L. Rogers II (President)

Leon L. Rogers II


Karen Stapleton (Chapter VP)

Karen Stapleton

VP, Operations

Andre Foster

VP, Administration

Leona Monroe