2017 NORAD & USNORTHCOM Missile Warning and Defender of the Year Award Ceremony

The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance held its fifth annual NORAD and USNORTHCOM Missile Warning and Defender of the Year Award Ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Friday June 2, 2017. The event honored Missile Defenders from USNORTHCOM and servicemen from the United States and Canada involved in Missile Warning for NORAD. These servicemen and civilians demonstrated outstanding leadership excellence in missile defense and missile warning for the year 2016 and directly contributed to the security of the United States and Canada.

2017 NORAD and NORTHCOM Missile Warners and Defenders of the Year:

Lieutenant Colonel Timothy M. Schwamb

NORAD Officer Missile Warning of the Year Awardee

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Technical Sergeant Michael A. Benson

NORAD NCO Missile Warning of the Year Awardee

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Lieutenant Commander Dawn C. Allen

USNORTHCOM Military Missile Defender of the Year Awardee

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Mr. Scott Gearhart

USNORTHCOM Civilian Missile Defender of the Year Awardee

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Mr. John E. Mochowski

USNORTHCOM Civilian Missile Defender of the Year Nominee

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Mr. Mark McClintock

USNORTHCOM Career Achievement Awardee

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Event Program

CO17 Full Program

Audio From the Event

Defenders of the Year

International Cooperation