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MDAA Alerts

January 16, 2019

Near Peer Competitor

Yesterday, the United States Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) released the 2019 China Military Power report to the public, highlighting developments in new technologies. These technologies include hypersonic and other indigenous capabilities such as stealth fighters, intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), and cruise missiles. Released just days after acting Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, used his first… read more

January 15, 2019

They Are the Reflection

“This is about those four winners. They are the reflection of many and this event, which now marks 600 is our most powerful event, our most favorite event over all the things we do because it is the bloodline; it is the heartbeat; it is the grit of this culture, that is unlike any that… read more

January 10, 2019

2019 Here We Come

As we open the new year of 2019 in the purview of missile defense, we acknowledge competitors and threats to our way of life, await our national response to those threats in the form of policy guidelines in the upcoming Missile Defense Review (MDR) and increase reliance on our allies and partners to contribute to… read more

Alert Archives

Defenders of the Year

Lieutenant Junior Grade McKenzie Anderson, United States Navy

LTJG Anderson was commissioned on 15 May 2015 through the Navy ROTC program at George Washington University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs. Following graduation, he reported to Basic Division Officer Course in Norfolk, Virginia. LTJG Anderson then reported to USS Porter in Rota, Spain as the Electrical… read more

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jacob Moore, National Guard

CW4 Moore was born in Burley, Idaho in December 1971. He entered the Army from Dallas, Texas in February 2000. CW4 Moore serves as the Senior System Integrator in the Operations Section of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion. In this role, he interfaces with partner organizations across Fort Greely and throughout the Ground-based Missile Defense… read more

Captain Rex Villa, United States Air Force

Capt Villa is the Chief Navigator for RC/TC/OC/WC-135, 55th Operations Group, 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. He is responsible for the standardization and evaluations for more than 2,400 aviators in 42 different crew positions across five different aircraft types and serves as the 55th Operations Group’s navigator subject matter expert for flight… read more

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Lucas Watterson, United States Army

CW3 Watterson was born and raised in Cassville, New York. He enlisted in the United States Army in August 2001 as a 14E, Patriot Fire Control Enhanced Operator/Maintainer. Chief Watterson was appointed as a Warrant Officer in March 2009 as a 140E, Air and Missile Defense Systems Tactician/Technician. CW3 Watterson’s assignments include Systems Maintainer and… read more

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