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100th Missile Defense Brigade: Defending America for 20 Years
September 29, 2023
U.S. Army Spc. Jason Clark, military policeman, Company A, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, protects the Missile Defense Complex from mock enemies during Exercise Guardian Strike at Fort Greely, Alaska, Aug. 1, 2023. Guardian Strike evaluated military police and battalion staff members in their abilities to react to a variety of scenarios.

Exercise Resilient Shield adds staff element
April 4, 2022
Brig. Gen. Will Beaurpere (SMDC DCGO) visits the 100th Missile Defense Brigade's Missile Defense Element Feb. 23, 2022.

100th Missile Defense Brigade assists with MDA flight test
September 16, 2021
A ground-based Interceptor missile, an element of the nation’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, was launched from North Vandenberg in California Sept. 12, 2021, by Space Launch Delta 30 officials, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, and U.S. Northern Command.

Army Guard director visits 100th Missile Defense Brigade
August 4, 2021
Army Lt. Gen. Jon A. Jensen, the director of the Army National Guard, speaks with Soldiers in the Missile Defense Element at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, July 26, 2021. Jensen visited the 100th Missile Defense Brigade of the Colorado Army National Guard in Colorado Springs to learn more about the unit and its mission to defend the United States and designated areas from long-range ballistic missile attacks.

Missile defense Soldiers receive COVID vaccine
January 22, 2021
Army Col. Mike Hatfield and Command Sgt. Maj. John Robinson, the command team of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade, after receiving the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 13, 2021. Soldiers with the 100th Missile Defense Brigade were among the first wave of Colorado Army National Guard members to receive the vaccines.

Army Guard unit wins Omaha Trophy for strategic deterrence
November 20, 2020
Navy Rear Adm. William W. "Trey" Wheeler III, U.S. Strategic Command chief of staff, right, and Vice Adm. (Ret.) Walter "Ted" Carter, the president of the University of Nebraska, present the Omaha Trophy to Col. Michael Hatfield, commander of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade, during a ceremony at U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Nov. 19, 2020. This is the first time an Army unit and the first time an Army National Guard unit has been selected for this prestigious honor, which recognizes outstanding support to the USSTRATCOM mission of strategic deterrence.

117th Space Battalion shifts to 100th Missile Defense Brigade
October 5, 2020
Army Col. Mike Hatfield, the commander of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade, right, and Lt. Col. Michael Lane, the commander of the 117th Space Battalion, unfurl the colors of the 117th Space Battalion during a ceremony at Fort Carson, Colorado, to signify a command relationship change. The 117th is now assigned to the 100th for administrative and operational command and control as part of a larger Colorado Army National Guard realignment.

Colorado National Guard studies nuclear weapons history
September 28, 2020
The 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) hosted a mobile training team from the Defense Nuclear Weapons School to teach Soldiers the basics of nuclear weapons to Soldiers from the 100th Missile Defense Brigade and Colorado Army National Guard at brigade headquarters in Colorado Springs Sept. 14-17, 2020.

Colorado crew director injured in car crash returns to duty
September 1, 2020
A group of 100th Missile Defense Brigade Soldiers stand for a photo with Colorado National Guard Lt. Col. George Lambos at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central in Colorado Springs May 28, 2019. The Soldiers came so Lambos could participate in the promotion ceremony of one of his Soldiers.