• Michael Sisneros, Fort Greely Intercept manager, The Boeing Company, explains the components of the Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle to Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The EKV is designed to collide with an incoming missile threat with hit-to-kill technology while in the midcourse phase of flight.

    Battaglia visit

    Michael Sisneros, Fort Greely Intercept manager, The Boeing Company, explains the components of the Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle to Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The EKV is designed to...

  • Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, examine an aerial view of the Missile Defense Complex on Fort Greely, Alaska, with Sgt. Michael Olsen, Operations noncommissioned officer, 49th Missile Defense Battalion. Battaglia visited the missile site during a state wide tour of the operational area of United States Army Alaska.

    Battaglia visit

    Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, examine an aerial view of the Missile Defense Complex on Fort Greely, Alaska, with Sgt. Michael Olsen, Operations noncommissioned officer, 49th Missile...

  • Sgt. Miranda Otero, communications operator, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, discusses her duties in the Fire Direction Center with Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Multiple fire direction crews cover the constant responsibility of defending the United States in the event of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) launch that threatens the nation.

    Battaglia visit

    Sgt. Miranda Otero, communications operator, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, discusses her duties in the Fire Direction Center with Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Multiple fire direction...

  • The moon sets over a fence line on the Missile Defense Complex at Fort Greely, Alaska.

    Fort Greely moon

    The moon sets over a fence line on the Missile Defense Complex at Fort Greely, Alaska.

FORT GREELY, Alaska - Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the Missile Defense Complex at Fort Greely recently. During the visit Battaglia was briefed by and spoke with Soldiers with the 49th Missile Defense Battalion. The visit was part of a state wide tour of the operational area of United States Army Alaska.

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