Brigadier General Mark Montjar was commissioned through ROTC following graduation from the University of Cincinnati in August 1971. While assigned to the Army Materiel Command, General Montjar was responsible for correcting systemic problems and improving readiness of the Army’s Prepositioned Stocks at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea, as well as providing status updates directly to the Commanding General United States Forces Korea, 8th Army, 19th Theater Support Command, and Army Materiel Command. He provided oversight and assisted the Red River Army Depot personnel with implementing Lean Six Sigma projects at Camp Carroll in order to improve Army Prepositioned Stock management.
As the Deputy Commanding General of the United States Army Cadet Command, General Montjar directed the staff with the asset realignment for Cadet Command and recommended changes to the Commanding General which resulted in a significant reduction in the budget and increased manpower utilization. General Montjar also utilized his Lean Six Sigma expertise to champion several waste elimination projects.
As Commander of the 6th Materiel Management Center, General Montjar was responsible for the execution of a battle focused force projection training program to support a wartime mobilization and deployment to the Republic of Korea in support of the 8th Army’s 6th Support Center. Under General Montjar’s leadership, his Soldiers brilliantly performed to standard while meeting and exceeding all exercise requirements.