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Living and Working at MDA

Below, you’ll find other geographic regions where MDA has offices. For more information about living and working in several of these regions, you should click on the PDFs below. These will give you some general information about living, working, and playing in the areas you may be calling home.

Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville is the largest city in northern Alabama and one of the most viable career destinations for individuals in the fields of science and engineering. It’s not just because of its history in rocket and space development. The landscape and climate welcome newcomers of all backgrounds and traditions who discover an abundance of the elements most important to maintaining an enjoyable lifestyle:

  • Safe neighborhoods and excellent schools
  • Enjoyable dining and nightlife
  • Diverse cultural attractions that include music, food, and activities
  • Shopping
  • Recreational activities

Home buyers are in for a pleasant surprise when they realize home values here are a fraction of the cost of most metropolitan areas. And, whether you prefer city or suburban living, you will find an easy commute to work along uncongested roads.

Long-time residents of Huntsville will tell you it is a great place for MDA employees to pursue their careers while they experience a high quality of life for themselves and their families.

Discover the Tennessee Valley:


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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Dahlgren, Virginia

Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

Fort Greeley, Alaska

Washington D.C.