Posts by Teresa Guzik

Mission Essential Conversations: The Iran Dilemma

HERNDON, Virginia, October 12, 2020 – Mission Essential premiered its first two-part conversation featuring Col. Sean Corrigan (R), interviewed by Major General Clay Hutmacher (R). Col. Corrigan, a 30-year veteran of the United States Army, discussed the current dilemma the United States faces with Iran and the potential future of US – Iran relations. Col.…

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Mission Essential Conversations: From the Field with Former Linguist, Joe L.

HERNDON, Virginia, September 3, 2020 – On Wednesday, September 2, Mission Essential premiered an in-depth conversation with former linguist Joe L. Joe, a Pakistani American, is fluent in Pashto, Urdu, and Hindi. Throughout the broadcast, Joe speaks passionately about his three years embedded with US troops and intelligence officials in Afghanistan, serving as a Mission…

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Mission Essential Conversations: SOF Linguists – Missions, Wins, and Opportunities

HERNDON, Virginia, July 30, 2020 – On July 13, Mission Essential hosted a virtual roundtable moderated by Bryan Hurley, Mission Essential VP of Business Development. Hurley was joined by two experienced SOF linguists, Ross and ‘Ahmad,’ and Mission Essential Director for European Operations Intelligence & Language Programs Jeff Malcolm. The seasoned group of professionals discussed…

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The Mission Essential Group Launches Mission Essential Intelligence Solutions (MEIS)

HERNDON, Virginia, July 9, 2020 – The Mission Essential Group has united its two intelligence business units, IMT LLC and Mission Essential’s Intel Analytics organization, to form Mission Essential Intelligence Solutions (MEIS). The new intel center of excellence will make an immediate impact on Mission Essential’s already substantive intel business in the rapidly growing $200B…

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Mission Essential: Salute to Service

Happy 4th of July from Mission Essential! While we appreciate and respect the sacrifices made by our military service members every day, America’s Independence Day is a special time for celebration, reflection, gratitude, and remembrance. This week, Mission Essential highlighted a few of our veteran employees. Each person discussed their time in the service and…

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Mission Essential Conversations: SOF Experience with Linguists

FOR IMMIDIATE RELEASE/EMBARGO: 19 June 2020 The discussion was moderated Colonel Mike Kershner, US Army Special Forces (R) and panelists Colonel Andy Milburn, United States Marine Corps (R), and Colonel Dave Maxwell U.S. Army Special Forces (R). Herndon, Virginia, June, 19, 2020 – On June 5, 2020, Mission Essential hosted a virtual panel, SOF Experience…

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Mission Essential’s Commitment Through COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has already irrevocably transformed our world, and the change is not complete. During this time of crisis, Mission Essential continues to inform and empower our communities and help spread compassion. Each day is an unknown, but together we are adapting, and together are weathering the storm. While so many are facing fear…

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Mission Essential Conversations : The Future of IO in the Military

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/EMBARGO: 19 May 2020 Mission Essential Releases Interview between General Tony Thomas, USSOCOM (R) and Major General Clay Hutmacher, USSOCOM (R) on the Future of IO in the Military Tampa, FL, May 19, 2020 – On May 8, 2020, Mission Essential hosted a virtual interview between General Tony Thomas, USSOCOM, (R) and Major…

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Mission Essential Passes ISO 9001: 2015 Certification Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/EMBARGO: 15 May 2020 Mission Essential Passes International Organization of Standardization 9001: 2015 Certification Audit Intelligence and Language Solutions Company Meets the International Standard that Specifies Requirements for a Quality Management System HERNDON, Virginia, May 15, 2020 – Mission Essential is committed to providing services that meet all customer and regulatory requirements. To further…

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Employee Spotlight: Galena Seiler

Galena Seiler, a Mission Essential employee, has been sewing for years, primarily quilting. Since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, Seiler has been using her skills for a different purpose: creating personal protective equipment (PPE) for her local community. Armed with a sewing machine and a purpose, Seiler began researching patterns through…

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