U.S. Army Reserve



The 9th Mission Support Command is a U.S. Army Reserve Command under the operational control of U.S. Army Pacific Command and provides trained and ready forces to overseas contingency operations.The command has Soldiers throughout the Pacific to include Hawaii, Alaska, American Samoa, Japan,Korea, Guam and Saipan.

The 9th MSC plays a vital role in approximately 20 exercises under the U.S. Army Pacific Command Theater Security Cooperation Program,standing ready to provide humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and Defense Support of Civil Authorities.

The 9th MSC Headquarters and assigned units contain a U.S. Army Hospital and provide a ready force of engineers, military police, infantry, civil affairs, and public affairs, as well as the mariners who operate the Logistical Support Vessel SSGT Robert T. Kuroda.

The 9th MSC traces its lineage back to the Civil War when the original IX Corps was formed as part of the Army of the Potomac under the command of Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside. In 1961, IX Corps became a major subordinate command of U.S. Army Pacific.

Following inactivation of IX Corps in 1995, the command was renamed the 9th U.S. Army Reserve Command and moved to its current location.Over the past two decades, the command has reorganized and restructured multiple times to remain a relevant and ready Reserve force for the Pacific, adopting its current 9th Mission Support Command designation in 2008.

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9th Mission Support Command Leaders

Brigadier General Doug Anderson
Commanding General

Command Sergeant Major Christopher S. Lindung
Command Sergeant Major

• Army Reserve units in direct support of USARPAC and PACOM
• Army Reserve capabilities are actively used in theater engagement operations
• The 9th MSC provides all Army Reserve capability in American Samoa, Korea, Saipan and Japan
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May 23, 2018 - Col. Hui Chae Kim became Fort McCoy’s newest garrison commander at a change-of-command ceremony May 19 at the installation’s Rumpel Fitness Center.
May 9, 2018 - Two nationally recognized credentials are available free of charge to Soldiers holding select quartermaster military occupational specialties. The Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician documents can be earned by enlisted 92A automated logistical specialists and 92Y unit supply specialists, as well as warrant officer 920A supply systems technicians and 920B property accounting technicians.
March 27, 2018 - Many people who were in Hawaii Jan. 13, 2018, thought it was going to be their last day to live. For more than half an hour after an inbound ballistic missile alert was issued, many residents and visitors to the tropical paradise were in a state of panic.
February 22, 2018 - When disaster strikes at home, who answers the call to clean up and rebuild? Immediately after a destructive storm, the U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command in American Samoa took immediate action to rebuild.
February 22, 2018 - Military service members from the Kingdom of Thailand, the United States, China, school educators, and members of the local community gathered together to see the official opening of a newly constructed building, during a ceremony Feb. 22, 2018 in Korat, Kingdom of Thailand.

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