Military Outreach

Outlined below are resources designed to assist Active-Duty, Separated, and Retired Military Veterans transition their career into a career in project management. We have included: steps to assist you in translating your military experience into civilian terminology; several podcasts to discover how your military experience is project related, and learn the initiatives the PMIWDC Chapter is performing to help veterans.

Please review the below list of resources, if you have any questions, please contact

Resource List

PMIWDC Military Initiatives

Translating your Military Experience

  • PM Point of View Podcasts: Hosted by Kendall Lott, President and CEO of MPowered Strategies; former President of PMIWDC, interviews several former military veterans who have transitioned into a Project Management career:
  • #26 Military Transition - Joining the Ranks of Project Management – Discover how these separated veterans transitioned their way into project management
  • #33 Security - Former Navy Seal shares his military experiences which prepared him for his role as a Project Management Professional
  • #34 - High Impact Community Leaders - (At 9 minute mark) Tim Dalhouse, Retired Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant, shares his experiences on how he became a project manager
  • Military Networking and Educational Forums


PMIWDC Volunteer Support

The Washington DC Chapter, Professional Alliance Team is actively seeking military PMP Certified members to help us share the word that Project Management is a viable career option for those veterans transitioning into a civil service role, government contractor supporting the DOD, or a private corporation. Please visit our Volunteer Portal to learn more.

Looking for former Military, PMP Certified PMIWDC members to assist in the following areas:


  • Engage with Military bases, Transition Assistance Program, and military non-profit organizations
  • Engage with other service members and share their experiences (speakers)

Looking for Leaders

  • Military Liaison Lead or Lead(s) – oversee and support these efforts


If you have additional questions or would like to learn more, please contact

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