This morning US Senate candidate Daniel Gade visited Patriot Mining in Pound, Virginia. Daniel toured Patriot’s mine, discussed COVID-19’s impact on the 250 families the mine employs, and how we can work with industry to create common-sense regulation that benefits Southwest Virginia.

Daniel is available for press inquiries on his campaign swing. Please contact David Alvarez at (210) 262-9311 for Daniel’s availability.


Dr. Daniel Gade is a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, professor, and public policy leader. During more than 25 years of military service, he was awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and two Purple Hearts. Daniel graduated from West Point in 1997. He currently resides in Alexandria with his wife of 21 years, Wendy, and their three children.