U.S. Army Reserve

 

"PRIDE OF THE PACIFIC"

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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SPECIALIZED CAPABILITIES
• 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
In The News
April 19, 2017 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, put their skills to the test during a warfighter exercise (WFX) at Mission Training Complex (MTC) – Hawaii, Schofield Barracks, April 3-12.
February 21, 2017 - More than 140 attendees among the 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) units filled the Specialist Anthony Bongo Hall at the Daniel K. Inouye US Army Reserve Complex, Feb. 13-18, for the 9th Mission Support Command's 2017 Commander's Conference.
November 15, 2016 - The accolades for the U.S. Army Reserve’s 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) are growing by “LEEPS” and bounds.
September 27, 2016 - Soldiers assigned to Detachment 5, 368th Military Policy Company, 9th Mission Support Command, made history by becoming the first Army reserve unit in Guam to deploy from its home station into theater.
August 30, 2016 - U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Setu T. Lepou, combat engineer, 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, received a gold medal after the All-Army rugby team won the 2016 U.S. Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship, Infinity Park, Glendale, Colo., Aug. 27.

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