Providing the reins of command - in emergencies.
                                               - USAF MARS Mission
Joe Montano, AFA5JO
Region 5 MARS Director

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Welcome to Region V of U.S.A.F. MARS! This website is intended for use of members of Air Force MARS only. Access to general information for prospective members does NOT require registration. Only current Air Force and Army MARS members will be given full access to this site in the interest of security. Full access is not granted automatically. A site administrator must manually approve each new account in order to maintain security. Please do not contact division official for at least 48 hours after you have completed registration. Note that the registration process requires that you enter information about yourself and your station capabilities. The registration process may take up to 15 minutes for you to work through. Accuracy of entries is essential as missing or incorrect information requires a system administrator to manually correct your data. Incomplete or inaccurate information will result in significant delays to approving your account. Please use initial letter capitalization for all words in names, addresses, and other contact information. Usernames are to be official AFMARS member callsigns only. New trainees should NOT include "/T" as part of the username. Phone number format is (nnn)nnn-nnnn. Date format is always mm/dd/yyyy using numbers only. Accounts created which do not follow the above requirements can expect delays of up to a week for a member of the web team to have to log in and manually edit your information. We don't like doing this but we're volunteers, too! We ask you to hover over the i icon to the right of each field for specific format expectations. Doing so will help make the process not only smoother, but faster in the end. You are hereby advised that information provided to registered user has been designated as "For Official Use Only (FOUO)" by the United States Air Force and must be treated in accordance with MARS regulations. If you are not yet an Air Force MARS members, do NOT create a website account. We cannot approve access until you have been issued a MARS callsign and authorization. We invite you to read more about the program and submit a membership application through this website if you are interested in joining us! V/R Joe Montano, AFN5RD Director - Region V U.S.A.F. MARS

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This privacy policy sets out how North Central Division - Air Force MARS uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. North Central Division - Air Force MARS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01 July 2015. What we collect We may collect the following information: full name and callsign(s) contact information including email address demographic information such as postcode, mailing address, telephone numbers, preferences and interests. What we do with the information we gather: We require this information in order to validate and verify your identity and authorization to have access to materials which are considered to be For Official Use Only (FOUO), and in particular for the following reasons: Internal (Division) record keeping. Capabilities of your MARS Station. We may use the information to improve our products and services. We may periodically send emails about new features, special broadcasts/bulletins, or other information which we think you may find necessary using the email address which you have provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests or assigned duties in MARS. Security We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. How we use cookies A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Links to other websites Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Controlling your personal information You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you opt out of certain features, otherwise your authorization is presumed to be in our favor. In addition, any information which is a matter of public record such as official records on file with F.C.C regarding your name, address, and specific amateur radio callsign may be displayed to other registered site users who have been specifically vetted to ensure that they have a right or need to know such information. if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for authorized purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at Please note that withdrawing your consent to the use of DoD/MARS required membership information may result in your authorization to use this website being revoked or otherwise restricted. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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Registration and verification is required to access non-public areas of this site. Enter your GENERIC, not your billet, MARS call-sign in all caps and password to log in or use the Sign Up link below to create an account. After registration send Gordie, AFA5GT, an email at so that you can be authorized. Problems with registration or log in? Click HELP in the menu above.