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MDAA recognizes Air Force Missile Defender of the Year
Riki Ellison, the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance chairman, congratulates MDAA’s 2015 Air Force Defender of the Year award winner, Maj. Michael Sward, a Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense staff officer, Space and Integrated Air and Missile Defense Division, Operations Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, as Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein looks on during a during a ceremony Jan. 8, 2016, in Alexandria, Va. Sward synchronized non-kinetic activities with active defenses by integrating offensive cyber capabilities into Pacific air and missile defense operations, and coordinated for the analysis of U.S. defenses with high-fidelity, advanced and emerging threat assessments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Bryan Franks)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Bryan Franks |  VIRIN: 160108-F-HW140-038.JPG