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MDAA Alerts

August 22, 2016

Roll Tide: “Capability From Space Is a Must”

Dear Members and Friends, The missile defense and space community of the United States gathers once a year in Huntsville, Alabama, the birthplace of advanced technologies that continue to be developed and deployed around the globe, making our world a safer place. Held in the peak of summer, this community meeting kicks off the season… read more

August 17, 2016

The Eastern Front

Dear Members and Friends, President Obama’s directive to pivot military focus to the Pacific to bring additional stability has had the reverse outcome on North Korea as it continues to progress its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities while this same policy has incentivized China to challenge the regional status quo in the Pacific. The President’s… read more

August 8, 2016

“In the Midst of Chaos”

Dear Members and Friends, Today, as a gesture of diplomatic grace and reciprocity for hosting Chinese Military ships at Pearl Harbor during RIMPAC (article from The Diplomat), the USS Benfold (DDG-65), a U.S. guided-missile destroyer, has ported at Qingdao, a port in China near the Korean Peninsula. This is the first time a U.S. military… read more

Alert Archives

Defenders of the Year

Fire Controlman First Class Petty Officer Elizabeth J. Clark

FC1 Clark was born in Vancouver Washington on the 15th of October 1987. She graduated from Deer Park High School in 2006 and enlisted in the United States Navy in March of 2010. After completion of Recruit Training at RTC Great Lakes she attended FC “A” school at NTC Great Lakes and completed FC “C”… read more

Staff Sergeant Trampas J. Vojtasek

SSG Vojtasek stands well apart from his peers in the service he has rendered to his unit, and the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense program. In his primary duties he serves as the 49th Missile Defense Battalion Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear NCO. He performs his full-time duties and responsibilities supporting HHB and the Battalion S-3 and… read more

Major Michael D. Sward

Major Michael D. Sward is a Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Staff Officer, Space and IAMD Division, Operations Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. He is responsible for providing strategic advice and support to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, and synchronizing the employment of joint, Pacific IAMD capabilities for regional and homeland… read more

Captain Jason Roberts

Captain Jason Roberts is a 2004 graduate of Mars Hill College. He attended Graduate School at Appalachian State University where he received his commission into the Air Defense Artillery in 2006. Following his commission, he attended the Basic Officer Leader Course and the Air Defense Officer Basic Course. His first assignment was in Echo Battery,… read more

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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.

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