Troops Direct

Year Founded:



2400 Camino Ramon 105
San Ramon, CA 94583



Top Leadership Pay:

President Aaron Negherbon, $156,000








Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that Troops Direct spent 76.7 percent of its $4.2 million budget on programs and 23.3 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs.

Insider transactions. According to the 2020 tax return, Troops Direct spent $15,000 on consulting services provided by GJN Media LLC, a company affiliated with a relative of Troops Direct’s staff member. The charity also spent $579,891 on logistic and supply chain management services provided by Semper Sozo Inc, a company affiliated with a board member.

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Mission Statement

Troops Direct augments the United States military supply chain by providing American forces with critically needed items that cannot be accessed through conventional government channels. Troops Direct specializes in medical, operational, and tactical support with a focus on increasing mission efficacy and the safety of our service members. Additionally, Troops Direct advocates for our military through public outreach & education regarding the needs and risks associated with their service. This outreach empowers Americans to let our service members know that they are acknowledged and supported.