2007 INFORMS MAS Bylaws.pdf
During the 2016 INFORMS Conference their was a motion to change the name of Military Applications Society (MAS) to Military and Security (MAS) Society.
The new purpose of MAS Society shall be to advance research in defense and security related topics, including military operations, governmental operations and services (at all levels), law enforcement, public safety, and physical-, cyber-, and information-security. MAS seeks to foster high standards in the practice of military and security operations research; to promote the exchange of information and ideas amongst international developers and users of military and security operations; and to develop students and practitioners of military and security operations research capability of addressing the complex challenges of the 21st century.
More information will be forwarded as this idea is put to a vote to all members in 2017.