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MDAA Alerts

December 5, 2016

The Pacific in Transition

President-elect Trump made a strong statement to the world in American leadership with his nomination of General James Mattis (Link) for the Secretary of Defense, a nearly complete opposite personality, experience and leader from the current Secretary of Defense, Dr. Ash Carter as well as changing the oversight and influence given by the President for… read more

December 1, 2016

Island Power

On the strategic island called Okinawa, in the middle of the entrance to the East China Sea and all of Asia, is one of the most powerful offensive air forces in the world, the United States Air Force 18th Wing and the United States Marines Amphibious force projection into this region. The island is home to… read more

November 30, 2016

“We Fight Together”

“I hope that today will provide an opportunity for ROK-US ADA servicemen to develop a deeper friendship and a stronger alliance. Starting next month, I will be taking on the heavy responsibilities as the ADMC commander. I would like to use this occasion to express my desire to continue to bear fruit in ballistic missile… 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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