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MDAA Alerts

March 26, 2015

Three Priorities

The Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Strategic Forces (SASC-SF) held its hearing on the FY2016 Ballistic Missile Defense Budget yesterday. Providing testimony was MDA Director VADM James Syring, Commander of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) LTG David Mann; Director for the DOD’s Operational Test and Evaluation Dr. J. Michael Gilmore;… read more

March 24, 2015

A View From the Top

The U.S. Military Commander in charge of our strategic nuclear deterrent and strategic systems to include missile defense, with the mission to deter any adversary from striking the United States or its allies is Admiral Cecil Haney. In this significant role of responsibility for the welfare of most of the world, Admiral Haney addressed the… read more

March 23, 2015

Born to Be Great (Danes)

Yesterday, in an op-ed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, Russia’s Ambassador to Denmark Mikhail Vanin issued a direct threat to the Danish people over Denmark’s announcement last year that it would join NATO’s missile defense shield.  In August 2014, Denmark announced that it would offer at least one of its three Iver Huitfeldt-Class Air Defense… read more

Alert Archives

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

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