2015 Peninsula Defender of the Year

Seoul, Korea / November 20, 2015

The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance held its fourth annual Peninsula Defender of the Year Award Ceremony in Seoul, Korea on Friday November 20, 2015. The event honored Missile Defenders of the U.S. Army 35th ADA BDE, the U.S. 7th Air Force, Republic of Korea Air Force 2nd Air Defense Artillery BDE, and Republic of Korea Air Force 3rd Air Defense Artillery BDE.

2015 Peninsula Defenders of the Year:

1LT Andrew DeFabio, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SSG Donald Robertson, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SPC Corey A. Simm, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SGT Dwight D. Doran, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PFC Zachary J. Suttle, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

CPT Jared Kuntz, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SGT Kevin Sells, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PFC Joseph Dohmen, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PFC Benjamin Masek, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SPC William Smith, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SGT Kyle Gannon, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PV2 Marc-Anthony Villarreal, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

SGT Gregory Brookes, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PFC Derek Cody Nunley, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PFC Cade Dangca, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

PFC James Taylor, U.S. Army, 35th ADA Brigade

MAJ Christopher R. McAlear, U.S. Air Force, 607th Air Operations Center

LCDR Aaron R. Austin, Director of Navy-Marine Corps Program, Joint U.S. Military Affairs Group-Korea

MSgt. Byoung Chae Jung, Republic of Korea Air Force, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Brigade

CMSgt. Jang Min Ho, Republic of Korea Air Force, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Brigade

1LT Yong-Un Nam, Republic of Korea Air Force, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Brigade

SSG Sim Seung Jun, Republic of Korea Air Force, 3rd Air Defense Artillery Brigade

Senior MSgt. Kim Sung Yong, Republic of Korea Air Force, 3rd Air Defense Artillery Brigade

1LT Yi Jae-Chan, Republic of Korea Air Force, 3rd Air Defense Artillery Brigade

Defenders of the Year

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