Recently joined AirForce MARS and could not be happier. Time between application and when I received the MARS Personnel Action Notification: under a month.
Camaraderie? Non stop elmering! Naysayers? Non. Chest pounding officials? No. Challenging? Certainly.
"The opportunities offered by MARS for you to serve in public service support are limited only by your willingness to participate in the many programs that make this a unique organization." You bet!
You want to be an outstanding radio operator and belong to an elite organization that is tasked with providing emergency communications support?
You believe in The Amateur's Code?http://www.qcwa.org/amateur-code.htm
You got your ticket especially because of 47 CFR 97.1 (a), (b) and (d)?http://www.arrl.org/part-97-text
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