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MDAA Alerts

June 18, 2018

Exercised for a Reason

Over in Europe this past week was the conclusion of the annual Saber Strike 2018, from June 3-15, an exercise bringing 19 NATO Allied and partner nations’ militaries to the Eastern NATO borders of Europe. With that exercise, the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC) and 5-7 Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Battalion from… read more

June 15, 2018

Great Expectations

It has been over nine months since North Korea has intentionally stopped nuclear testing and over six months since North Korea has intentionally stopped ballistic missile testing that can reach the United States. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo recently said the administration estimated it would take 2.5 years or longer to complete the “major disarmament”… read more

June 12, 2018

The World is a Safer Place

We acknowledge and applaud a tremendous, courageous, and historic moment in our lifetime that has brought peace on the Korean Peninsula and the denuclearization of North Korea. This remarkable feat of leadership by President Trump has made the world a safer place today.  Halting the proliferation of nuclear weapons by North Korea is a tremendous… read more

Alert Archives

Defenders of the Year

Captain Jason Brewer, National Guard

Captain Jason Brewer entered the U.S. Army in 2008 and had his first assignment with Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment U.S. Army Alaska XO/S1 at Fort Richardson, Alaska. In 2016, CPT Brewer became the Missile Defense Operations Chief at the 100th Missile Defense Brigade in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In 2017, as the Brigade Missile Defense Operations… read more

Lieutenant Colonel Rocco Angiolelli, United States Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Rocco J. Angiolelli is the Chief, Defensive Operations, 603rd Air Operations Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. In this capacity, he leads seven Airmen responsible for the real-time monitoring and execution of air and space power missions. His plans, coordinates and executes combined/joint theater missile defense for both USEUCOM and USAFRICOM areas of responsibility,… read more

First Lieutenant Benjamin Schiff, United States Army

First Lieutenant Benjamin E. Schiff was born in Nephi, UT and grew up in Detroit, MI. In 2008, he enlisted in the United States Army as a 36B, Financial Management Specialist. In 2014, he commissioned as an Air Defense Artillery Officer through the United States Military Academy at West Point. 1LT(P) Schiff’s first assignment beginning… read more

Chief Petty Officer Zachary Quirk, United States Navy

Chief Petty Officer Zachary Quirk enlisted in the Navy in June 2011 and completed Recruit Training in Great Lakes, Illinois. After graduating from Fire Controlman class “A” school, he then completed SPY-1 B/BV/D training at Aegis Training and Readiness Center, Dahlgren, Virginia. In 2017, CPO Quirk volunteered as an Individual Augmentee to the Combined Air… read more

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