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MDAA Alerts

April 28, 2016


Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-2) has announced amendments to mitigate North Korea ballistic missile threat to the Hawaiian islands. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Passes NDAA Amendments to Ensure Robust Missile Defense for Hawaiʻi April 28, 2016 Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced and passed two amendments to the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)… read more

April 27, 2016

“Our First Priority”

  Dear Members and Friends, In an interview with CBS This Morning released on April 26, 2016, the President Barack Obama stated, “North Korea is a massive challenge. Our first priority is to protect the American people and our allies, the Republic of Korea and Japan that are vulnerable to the provocative actions that North Korea is… read more

April 25, 2016


Dear Members and Friends, On Saturday at 6:30 P.M., North Korea launched a solid-fuel Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) in the Sea of Japan, most likely from a submerged barge, in its pursuit of a solid-fuel ballistic missile and a nuclear submarine deterrent force. This SLBM, called the KN-11, only flew 30 kilometers but it demonstrated… read more

Alert Archives

Defenders of the Year

Fire Controlman First Class Petty Officer Elizabeth J. Clark

FC1 Clark was born in Vancouver Washington on the 15th of October 1987. She graduated from Deer Park High School in 2006 and enlisted in the United States Navy in March of 2010. After completion of Recruit Training at RTC Great Lakes she attended FC “A” school at NTC Great Lakes and completed FC “C”… read more

Staff Sergeant Trampas J. Vojtasek

SSG Vojtasek stands well apart from his peers in the service he has rendered to his unit, and the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense program. In his primary duties he serves as the 49th Missile Defense Battalion Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear NCO. He performs his full-time duties and responsibilities supporting HHB and the Battalion S-3 and… read more

Major Michael D. Sward

Major Michael D. Sward is a Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Staff Officer, Space and IAMD Division, Operations Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. He is responsible for providing strategic advice and support to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, and synchronizing the employment of joint, Pacific IAMD capabilities for regional and homeland… read more

Captain Jason Roberts

Captain Jason Roberts is a 2004 graduate of Mars Hill College. He attended Graduate School at Appalachian State University where he received his commission into the Air Defense Artillery in 2006. Following his commission, he attended the Basic Officer Leader Course and the Air Defense Officer Basic Course. His first assignment was in Echo Battery,… read more

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