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    09/25/2012 | Army MARS Adopts New Leadership System

    Army MARS Chief Stephen G. Klinefelter has implemented a major leadership realignment: Under the new organization chart, the 11 Regional Directors -- all volunteers -- will assume the day-to-day management responsibility previously exercised from the Army
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    04/02/2012 | Stephen Klinefelter Takes Over As New Army MARS Chief

    On April 2, US Army Colonel (retired) Stephen G. Klinefelter -- a senior staff officer who oversees Army MARS operations for the US Army Network Enterprise Technology Command -- announced that he was assuming the post of Chief of Army MARS, effective imme
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    01/13/2012 | Army MARS Resumes Use of WinLink 2000

    The Army's decision to phase out MARS use of WinLink 2000 has been reversed.
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    11/04/2009 | MARS Cuts Ribbon on New Pentagon Station

    A military institution designed to provide emergency communications has moved to new quarters in the Pentagon. On October 21, John G. Grimes, the former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration, cut the ribbon on the new Mil
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  • 09/26/2009 | Ham Appointed Chief of Army MARS

    On Friday, September 25, veteran Army communicator Jim Griffin, KE7LJA, became Chief of the Army Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS). Major General Susan Lawrence, Commanding General of the 9th Signal Command (Army), named Griffin to succeed Stuart Car
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    06/30/2009 | Army MARS Launches Summer School

    School won't be out this summer for Army MARS members as they begin the second round of an intensive retraining program -- MARS 101 -- that begins July 5. The 12 week course is designed to align MARS procedures with the newly-revised National Incident Man
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  • 09/04/2008 | MARS Assists with Hurricane Traffic for American Soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Army Captain Jeff Hammer, N9NIC, who represents the Army Military Affiliate Radio System (Army MARS) in Iraq, has appealed to the families of troops deployed overseas that have been affected by the recent tropical storms and hurricanes to let their loved
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  • 08/24/2008 | MARS to Assist with Republican, Democratic National Conventions

    The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested Army MARS support for the Democratic National Convention in Denver and the Republican National Convention in St Paul. "I find it hard to imagine a more challenging security operation t
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