D.C. United Announce Partnership with BlueHalo 


WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 25, 2024) - D.C. United today announced that the club and BlueHalo have agreed to a multi-year partnership deal.

BlueHalo is a global defense company based in Arlington, Va., that specializes in cutting-edge solutions and technologies for both space and ground systems. With locations across the United States, most notably in the DMV, their focus is to transform the future of global defense by providing industry-leading capabilities in the areas of Space, C-UAS and Autonomous Systems, Electronic Warfare & Cyber, and AI/ML.

“D.C. United are excited to announce our collaboration with BlueHalo, a best-in-class defense contractor based in the Washington, DC area," Jeffrey Ajluni, D.C. United Chief Partnership Officer, said. “We are particularly proud to align with a cutting-edge company who supports our national defense and security.”

BlueHalo will receive prominent branding throughout Audi Field, the club’s downtown Washington, D.C. stadium, and exposure across the club’s digital media channels.

“BlueHalo is committed not only to developing and delivering innovations to meet our Nation’s most critical national security missions but to creating a people-focused culture and investing in the communities in which we live, work, and play,” said Diek Minkhorst, BlueHalo Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development. “We are excited to partner with D.C. United, a storied franchise whose fanbase includes so many of our employees and customers. Together, we look forward to creating unforgettable experiences for our employees and the entire community. BlueHalo Nation is proud to join the Black-and-Red to cheer on D.C. United for many years to come.”

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About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the last 28 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group.

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities.

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013). For more information and club updates, please visit and find us on social media @dcunited.