Washington DC 5th Platoon is focused on improving access to healthy and sustainable foods in DC’s food deserts through urban gardening and creative horticultural initiatives. By bringing veterans and community partners together in Southeast DC, 5th Platoon works with multiple organizations to improve the community through positive involvement and service.

DC 5th Platoon is part of the larger Operation Congress Heights which combines the efforts of four service platoons, The Mission Continues fellowships, and host sites to accomplish a larger goal of generational impact in Congress Heights.

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Recent Events

Project Garden Bed-Head

with the Washington, DC 5th Service Platoon

Service Project

Washington Youth Garden - Washington D.C., DC

March 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Project Fertile Fields

with the Washington, DC 5th Service Platoon

Support Event

Fields 4 Valor - Brandywine, MD

March 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Escape the Room - Mafia Edition!

with the Washington, DC 5th Service Platoon

Social Event

Insomnia DC Escape Room - Washington, DC

February 4, 2018 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM