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MDAA Alerts

May 27, 2015

Clear Skies Ahead

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced its selection of Clear Air Force Station (AFS) in central Alaska as the location of a new land based missile defense sensor to provide North America an extensive and persistent capability for the tracking and discrimination of long-range ballistic missiles from North Korea. Clear AFS, on the foothills… read more

May 22, 2015

Missile Defense in Europe

Dear Members and Friends, This week, MDAA held its fourth Congressional Roundtable Discussion on Capitol Hill, focusing on missile defense in Europe. Our speakers at this event were Counselor Alexander Trofimov, the Political and Military Affairs Counselor from the Russian Embassy for the Russian Federation, Ambassador Robert Joseph, former Special Envoy on Nuclear Nonproliferation and… read more

May 21, 2015

Senate Defense Markup Adds $400 Million to Missile Defense

The Senate Armed Services Committee recently completed its markup of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, the bill that authorizes spending for our nation’s military. Senator Dan Sullivan spoke on this Senate’s markup at MDAA’s 2015 Alaska Defender of the Year event this past Saturday, where he announced that the Senate’s version of the… 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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