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MDAA Alerts

November 18, 2014

Ten Years of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Operations

In the United States Capitol, we honored and recognized a decade of the U.S. Navy’s operation of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense ships. Joining us for this historic occasion was the “Mother” of the Aegis BMD system, RADM (ret) Kate Paige, the Chief of Staff for the United States Navy, Vice Admiral Scott Swift, and the current technical… read more

November 7, 2014

Who’s Messaging Who?

During a week of change, demonstrated by the American people’s vote to shift power in the United States Congress, a significant and complex integrated air and missile defense test by the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency was achieved, propelling change in making our world a safer place. On the other side of the… read more

November 7, 2014

U.S. Missile Defense Ship Fends Off Raid of Ballistic and Cruise Missiles

Washington D.C. – November 6, 2014 – Today, off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii, the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), using a  new Baseline 9 modernization processor, was able to successfully engage and defeat multiple incoming ballistic and cruise missiles at the same time. Baseline 9 capability is being… read more

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Defenders of the Year

Staff Sergeant Nicholas W. Power

Staff Sergeant Nicholas W. Power hails from Concord, NH. He is currently pursuing his BA Degree in Homeland Defense from the American Military University, with a graduation goal of 2016. He has a total of 15 years of service with a military education that includes Structured Self Development, Advanced Leader Common Core, Air and Missile… read more

Lieutenant Brandon Bridges

Lieutenant Brandon Bridges was born in Whitesburg, GA. He attended Central High School and graduated in May 1996. He entered the United States Navy on July 15th, 1996 and completed Recruit Training Great Lakes, IL in September 1996. After completing Boot Camp, he reported to Fire Controlman “A” school where he graduated with distinction and… read more

SSG Wingo, Nancy A.

SSG(P) Nancy A. Wingo was born in Athens, Ohio and graduated from Alexander High school in 2001. She joined the military and attended Basic Training in September 2001 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Her Advanced Individual Training for Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator at Fort Bliss, Texas. After training, SSG Wingo was assigned to Alpha… read more

Captain Benjamin C. Szutar

Captain Benjamin C. Szutar is the Chief, Plans and Programs for the 460th Operations Support Squadron, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. Captain Szutar was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on 19 April 1983. He attended Crestwood High School, graduating in June 2001. He lettered each year in academics and marching band. He served as president of… read more

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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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