Friday, December 21, 2012

Retired Colonel Named to #2 Spot in Army MARS

Paul English, WD8DBY
(Courtesy Army MARS)
Army MARS Chief Stephen Klinefelter has announced the appointment of recently-retired Colonel Paul English, WD8DBY, as the service's Program Officer, formerly known as Deputy Chief. MARS is the Military Auxiliary Radio System. English, who holds an Extra Class license, is now a civilian employee of the Department of Defense. According to a MARS news release, he retired from the post of Director of Communications for U.S. Army South, the Army component of the U.S. Southern Command. He was previously deputy commander of the 7th Signal Command and had served in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake there, as well as in Iraq.