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November 22, 2023

Validation of Our Best Missile Defense Capability

“Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, from a fall pre-Thanksgiving day here in Alexandria, Virginia on the week of Thanksgiving. We’ve

November 21, 2023

Building the Coalition of the Willing on Missile Defense for Europe

“Winners associate with winners to win. And we’re associating with you (conference participants) over the next two days to create

November 14, 2023

Panel Update

We are honored to confirm Brigadier General Maurice Barnett, Commander, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command for Europe onto

November 9, 2023

The Clock is Ticking

It is an honor for MDAA to Chair the 7th Air and Missile Defense Technology Conference on November 15th and

Defenders of the Year

Sergeant First Class Patrick Sharp, United States Army National Guard

Sergeant First Class Patrick Sharp’s military career began in June of 2009 when he enlisted in the Florida Army National Guard as a 14J, Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator / Maintainer. SFC Sharp has served as a team chief, a Sentinel Section Sergeant, Sentinel Platoon Sergeant, Air Defense Instructor, Air Defense Course

First Sergeant John O’Connor, United States Army

1SG John M. O’Connor enlisted in the United States Army on 19 March 2002 where he was awarded the MOS of 14S Avenger Crew Member (later become the MOS 14P). His first duty assignment was with D/3-4 ADAR, 82ND ABN DIV; Fort Bragg, NC., where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq. Upon

Lieutenant Pasquale Cassese, United States Navy

Lieutenant Cassese graduated from Saint Augustine College Preparatory School in May of 2014. He earned his commission through the Norwich University ROTC Program in 2018 and graduated from Norwich University with a Bachelors of Civil Engineering the same year. Following his commission, he reported to USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG 68), home-ported in Mayport, FL in

Airman First Class Garrett Tully, United States Air Force

A1C Garrett F. Tully is an Air Tasking Order Production Technician for the 603rd Air Operation Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany as of November 2022. His previous duty was a Tactical Datalink Manager for the Joint Interface Control Cell. He was the primary datalink maintainer in charge of ensuring situational awareness to US Forces and

Specialist 4 Jonah Friese, United States Space Force

Specialist 4 Jonah B. D. Friese serves as a Mission Crew Chief to the Second Space Warning Squadron (2SWS) Buckley SFB, Colorado. Specialist 4 Friese enables the time critical decisions to ensure 1st alert and early warning indications to US military, civilian, and allied forces across the globe. He enlisted into the Air Force on

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.