2025 National Midwinter Conference

Sheraton Pentagon City

900 South Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204

2/27/2025 – 3/1/2025 (check-in 2/26, check out 3/2)


2025 MCL National Mid-Winter Conference Uniform Of The Day (UOD):

All MCL uniforms stated are ‘suggested’ attire and is not required for wear; no MCL members will be denied access if they are not wearing the ‘suggested’ MCL uniform; however, ALL MCL members in good-standing will wear the MCL cover and proper conference credentials to gain access to any MCL business meetings.

  • Thursday national board of trustees meeting and Commandants Council – MCL cover (required); MCL polo shirts or detachment shirts are ‘suggested’ for wear.
  • Friday Joint Opening Session and Memorial Service – MCL cover (required); the MCL Casual Dress (red blazer) uniform is ‘suggested.’ The balance of the day, the MCL Undress uniform; or, MCL or detachment shirts are ‘suggested’ for wear.
  • Saturday business meetings – MCL cover (required); the MCL Undress uniform; or, MCL or detachment shirts are ‘suggested’ for wear.
  • Saturday social, reception, and banquet – (black-tie event) MCL Evening Dress, MCL Formal Dress, or black-tie/formal attire is ‘suggested’ for wear. MCL covers are not to be worn for this event.


  • Hotel rate is $131 per night plus tax
  • Parking: On-site garage parking is $10 per day
  • Any cancellations after February 10, 2025, will forfeit the one-night deposit
  • Free shuttle to/from Reagan Airport (DCA)

The hotel overlooks Arlington National Cemetery and is right near Henderson Hall and the Fort Myer Exchange.

Wednesday arrivals begin

Thursday some committee and board meetings

Friday general session

Saturday general session, evening banquet (black tie or coat and tie appropriate)

Sunday departures

We are planning something special for Midwinter 2025.

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