658th RSG dedicates Reserve Center to Col. Young-Oak Kim
Dyanne McMath, niece of Col. Young-Oak Kim, and Woo Sung Han, award-winning journalist and author of “Unsung Hero” stand next to a portrait of the late Col. Young-Oak Kim after its unveiling at the Armed Forces Reserve Center at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, July 14.
July 20, 2018 - The 658th Regional Support Group, 9th Mission Support Command, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedicated the Armed Forces Reserve Center here to the late Col. Young-Oak Kim on Saturday morning.

Recent older Air Assault graduates give advice for overcoming obstacle of age
Pictured here, Maj. Brian Young (center, left) and Maj. Terry Martin (center, right), surrounded by their 9th Mission Support Command U.S. Army Reserve family, pose at their Air Assault school graduation. The two officers, Martin age 51 and Young age 40, recently graduated the physically strenuous course and shared some tips and advice for others looking to push themselves to challenges within their career, at any age. (Photo by courtesy U.S. Army)
July 9, 2018 - Age is just a number. That’s the feeling Maj. Terry Martin, 51, and Maj. Brian Young, 40, gave after completing the rigorous three-week-long Sabalauski Air Assault School, Schofield Barracks Lightning Academy, recently.

Pacific Reserve Soldiers prepare for the unexpected
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska- Lt. Col. Clint Seybold, commander of Detachment American Samoa and team leader for the exercise, takes questions during a mock media ambush during the Theater Support Group’s rapid response training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, June 15. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Edwin T. Basa, U.S. Army)
June 29, 2018 - Typhoons, earthquakes, and active shooters. These are some of the actual scenarios that Soldiers trained on during the first Army Reserve emergency response exercise. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from Detachment American Samoa, Detachment Marianas and Detachment Alaska participated in the exercise and was organized by the U.S. Army Reserve Theater Support Group on June 12-15.

Tropic Care 2018: Helping the community and increasing readiness
First Lt. Emma Migrino, a nurse in the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital, 9th Mission Support Command out of  Honolulu, Hawaii, records the vitals of a patient during Tropic Care 2018 in Kea’au, Hawaii, June 24, 2018. Tropic Care 2018 is an Innovative Readiness Training event that runs from June 18-28 designed to increase Soldier readiness while also serving the community of Kea’au, and its surrounding areas. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Stephanie Ramirez)
June 28, 2018 - The students of Kea’au High School may be gone for the summer, but school is still in session and dozens of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers are taking over their school from June 18-28, 2018.

Pharmacists in the U.S. Army Reserve?
Spc. Benjamin S. Hong, a pharmacy technician in the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 9th Mission Support Command out of Honolulu, Hawaii, fills a prescription during Tropic Care 2018 in Kea’au, Hawaii, June 23, 2018. Tropic Care 2018 is an Innovative Readiness Training event that runs from June 18-28 designed to increase Soldier readiness while also serving the community of Kea’au, and its surrounding areas. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Stephanie Ramirez)
June 28, 2018 - Hundreds of communities across the United States benefit from the unique skills of the more than 200,000 Soldiers serving in the U.S. Army Reserve. In the city of Kea'au, Tropic Care 2018, an Innovative Readiness Training mission, provides an opportunity for Soldiers to hone such skills and increase readiness while also providing medical, dental and optometry care. The mission runs from June 18-28.

Legacy of service inspires at Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance
“When we look at Equal Opportunity and the observances, it’s really about the respect that we show one another, regardless of where we come from as we all have our own story,”  Master Sgt. Dana Apo, an Equal Opportunity Advisor for the 9th Mission Support Command said. “This particular month, we can look at 30 or 50 different languages, and celebrate all that. Take the opportunity to go out there and meet someone new, reach out and talk story, because that is what we love to do.”
May 29, 2018 - Honor, tradition and legacy are a significant part of what it means to be part of the U.S. Army. Everyone has a different story, and this Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month presented an opportunity for a particularly inspiring one.

New commander takes helm at Fort McCoy Garrison
New Garrison Commander Col. Hui Chae Kim (right) passes the garrison flag back to Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Mathias, garrison command sergeant major, after taking command May 19, 2018, at Rumpel Fitness Center at Fort McCoy, Wis. Kim took command of the garrison from Col. David J. Pinter Sr. The change-of-command ceremony took place at the same time as the 2018 Armed Forces Day Open House at the installation. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
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.

Logisticians can pave career path with free credentialing program
Spc. Robin Trinidad (right), an automated logistics specialist from the 103rd Quartermaster Company in Houston, inspects a cooler Feb. 17, 2016, at Fort Polk, La., used to preserve perishable foods in the field. The Los Angeles native and his Army Reserve company are supporting field exercises during a base field exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard, 204th PAD)
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.

Reserve Families train for crisis and readiness management at 9th MSC
FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii – Family Readiness Group volunteers and liaisons with the 9th Mission Support Command, Fort Shafter Flats, gather for a photo to mark the completion of a Family Programs training, March 10, at the Daniel K. Inouye Complex U.S. Army Reserve Center. Participants received training and resources from internal and external agencies to better equip their families to respond during a crisis.
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.

Army Reserve answers first call for disaster support relief in American Samoa
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Faiupu Tagaleoo, Theater Support Group, 9th Mission Support Command, assists FEMA  personnel with receipt of supplies to support Defense Support of Civil Authority operations in American Samoa in response to Tropical Storm Gita.  The 9th Mission Support Command based out of Fort Shafter Flats has provided ongoing support for relief operations since Feb. 11.
Feb. 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.
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