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DC Hires Vets

DC Hires Vets Event: Open to all Veterans and Veterans' Spouse

"Serving those who served"

Washington, DC has a strong community of veterans who bring unique talents with their combination of skills, knowledge, and commitment to the community and the country.
The DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR), in partnership with the Department of Employment Services, the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs and the DC National Guard, on Friday, November 15, 2019 will host its third DC Hires Vets event offering veterans and veteran spouses the opportunity to connect with District and Federal agencies as well as private sector companies. Select participating agencies will conduct interviews and make contingent job offers on-the-spot.
  • Who: All veterans and veterans' spouse are invited to attend.  The event is free but registration is required. 
  • What: "DC Hires Vets” will offer veterans the opportunity to meet, apply, and be interviewed for positions with the District of Columbia government and private sector corporations. Further, veterans can meet directly with District agencies and those Federal agencies that provide services to veterans.
  • Where: D.C. Armory, 2001 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003
  • When: Friday, November 15, 2019; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Participant Requirements

Attendees must bring one of the following documentation to the event (only one is required):
  • DD-214 Discharge Form
  • Military ID
  • VA Card
  • Letter from an assisted veterans' home indicating status as a veteran.
  • Other equivalent documentation

Getting There | Metro | Parking

Via will provide free shared rides for Veterans to-and-from the event, riders will enter the promo code “DCGov4Vets” in the Via mobile app, select DC National Guard Armory as either the origin or destination point, and book a ride. Riders are limited to 2 shared rides per person, and do not include + 1s or private rides.


The DC National Guard Armory is easily accessible by Metrorail and the highways surrounding the city. If using Metrorail, take the blue/orange/silver line to Stadium Armory and follow the signs to exit the station toward the stadium.


Parking lot 3 (located across from the armory entrance) is reserved for all event attendees. Parking is free for this event.


For additional information or questions, please contact the DC Department of Human Resources at [email protected] or 202.442.9700

Participating Employers

Interested employers are asked to fill out the employer registration form and service organizations should fill out the resources registration form.

 DC Government agencies that are hiring:  State and federal agencies that are hiring:  Private-sector companies that are hiring:  Participating Service organizations: