Task Force Dagger Foundation and Mission Essential partner to support Special Operations Service Members and their families

Tampa, Florida, May 22, 2017 – Task Force Dagger Foundation, a 2017 recipient of the US Special Operations Command’s Patriot Award, announced a new Gold Sponsorship from Mission Essential. The funds contributed will be used to support Task Force Dagger Foundation’s ongoing programs to assist wounded, ill, or injured U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) members and their families.

“This initial contribution is intended to be the beginning of a long-term partnership that will accelerate Task Force Dagger’s ability to positively impact the health and wellbeing of our warfighters and their families” said Sunil Ramchand, CEO of Mission Essential. Mr. Ramchand went on to say that he “appreciates how hard the team at Task Force Dagger works to run a lean organization,” noting that “over 92% of all dollars raised go directly to the programs that help service members and their families.”

Keith David, Founder and Executive Director of Task Force Dagger Foundation said, “Task Force Dagger and Mission Essential share a passion for service and a commitment to our country and our service members. We’re excited to have Mission Essential on the team and are looking forward to a long relationship that results in a better quality of life for our returning special operations troops and their families.”


Task Force Dagger (TFD) Foundation provides assistance to wounded, ill, or injured U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) members and their families. They respond to urgent needs, conduct Recreational Therapy Adaptive Events, and provide next-generation health solutions for issues facing our service members. TFD is a rally point to combat Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS), and environmental exposures. Their cohesive programs enable families to seize the moment and live life.


Mission Essential, founded by U.S. Army SOF veteran and current Chairman Gregory K. Miller, is a most trusted partner to the Defense and Intelligence Communities, and a leading provider of language and cultural advisory services, intelligence analysis and operations support, ISR solutions and technology, and cyberspace superiority. Mission Essential executes prime contracts with numerous Intelligence Community members, as well as with the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force; U.S. Central, European, and Africa Commands; and the State Department.