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MDAA Alerts

August 3, 2015

Balancing the Pacific: U.S. must improve defense of Carriers from missile threats

It is serendipitous that the two most powerful and influential countries in the word today, the United States and China, both have long coasts that touch the Pacific Ocean. This massive body of water that separates them also connects them through trade, economic growth, assistance and support. It also provides a medium to project power… read more

July 31, 2015

Future Missile Defense: MDAA Expert Panel Highlights Role of Space, Directed Energy and UAVs

On Tuesday, MDAA held a Congressional Roundtable Discussion on Future Ballistic Missile Defense Systems at the United States Capitol. The fifth in MDAA’s roundtable series, the event featured remarks by Lt Gen Samuel A. Greaves, Commander, Air Force Read MDAA’s newly released report on Future Missile Defense Systems Space and Missile Systems Center; Dr. Kelly… read more

July 22, 2015

Blind Man’s Bluff: Calling out Russia’s renewed push to dismantle missile defense in Europe

Dear Members and Friends, Over the past six years, the pillar of our Administration’s foreign policy has been the “reset of relations” with the most notorious international actors. This approach has been founded on the belief that concessions along with forgiveness of past actions towards the United States and the international community would start a… read more

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Defenders of the Year

FC2 Bartholomew Ringer

FC2 Ringer was selected as the 2014 Missile Defender of the Year for the U.S. Navy. Bartholomew Ringer graduated from Parkway North High School in West County, St. Louis, MO in 1999. He attended the University of Evansville, IN and the University of Missouri before pursuing a career in the U.S. Navy. In 2010 he… read more

SSG Norman D. Perkins III

SSG Perkins was selected as the 2014 Missile Defender of the Year for the U.S. National Guard. SSG Perkins’s initial enlistment was December 3, 1986. After graduating from Basic Training and Advance Individual Training, SSG Perkins was stationed at Fort Riley, KS where he served for over three years as a Track Vehicle Mechanic with… read more

SSG MichaelSean McSherry

SSG McSherry was selected as the 2014 Missile Defender of the Year for the U.S. Army. SSG McSherry is a subject matter expert for nearly every aspect of Patriot Air and Missile Defense. His in-depth knowledge of launchers, up-range operations, and system maintenance has been invaluable to the success of his unit. McSherry has certified… read more

Lt Col Jerry Frazier

Lt Col Frazier was selected as the 2014 Missile Defender of the Year for the U.S. Air Force. Lt Col Jerry Frazier is the Division Chief, Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) for Headquarters Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. He leads the U.S. joint command and control, missile defense… read more

Mission Statement

MDAA’s mission is to make the world safer by advocating for the development and deployment of missile defense systems to defend the United States, its armed forces and its allies against missile threats.

MDAA is the only organization in existence whose primary mission is to educate the American public about missile defense issues and to recruit, organize, and mobilize proponents to advocate for the critical need of missile defense. We are a non-partisan membership-based and membership-funded organization that does not advocate on behalf of any specific system, technology, architecture or entity.

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