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June 7, 2024

The Greatest Momentum Shift in History

Today we celebrate and commemorate the greatest integrated Allied effort in history – an effort which changed the momentum of

June 4, 2024

2024 NCR Missile Defender of the Year

Last Friday, MDAA hosted our 75th Defender of the Year (DOY) at Joint Base Andrews and NCR MDOY recognizing the

May 30, 2024

We Cannot Fight the Enemy With Promises

Overnight, Russia continued to increase its missile and drone attacks on Ukraine. Ukraine had the capability and capacity to track

May 24, 2024

White Sands to Seaways and Highways

As Chinese Ships mass in the Taiwan Strait and as the United States and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held

Defenders of the Year

Major Robert Sheehan, U.S. National Guard

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­MAJ Sheehan has served as the NCR-IADS Deputy J3 for 4 rotations, and most critically served as a Tactical Director while expertly performing his Deputy J3 duties.  He stands first amongst his peers in knowledge and tenacity and inspires those around him to push the envelope and strive for excellence. He is recognized across the

Captain Zachary Buenger, U.S. Army

CPT Zachary “Zac” Buenger entered the active duty Army in January 2016 after graduating from Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also possesses a Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies from Marshall University. His military education includes: Air Defense Artillery Basic Officer Leadership Course, U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary

Lieutenant Commander Rebekah Fleming, U.S. Navy

LCDR Fleming is a native of Angelica, New York. She graduated from the University of Rochester, where she commissioned from the Naval ROTC program with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in May 2013. She completed her first department head tour as a Weapons Officer aboard USS CARNEY (DDG 64), where she is currently

Staff Sergeant John Brannon, United States Air Force

SSgt Brannon is an Integrated Air and Missile Defense Technician and Senior Air Defense Technician, 603rd Air Operations Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. He leads 16 personnel comprising the senior command and control element responsible for 24/7 air and missile defense of 52 EUCOM and AFRICOM countries. The 603d Air Operations Center is the core

Sergeant Matthew Critchley, United States Space Force

Sgt Matthew N Critchley is a Space and Missile Warning Technician in the Space Watch Cell, Space Forces Indo-Pacific, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Sgt Critchley is part of an eight-member team responsible for providing 24/7 theater missile warning and space effects support to the USINDOPACOM Commander. Sgt Critchley is also responsible for ensuring Space

Mission Statement

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.