U.S. Army Reserve

American Samoa At A Glance
Roughly the size of Washington, D.C., American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the U.S. Patriotism runs deep in the population of approximately 60,000. American Samoa yields the highest rate of military enlistment of any U.S. state or territory.

As of Sept. 9, 2014, the Army Recruiting Station in Pago Pago is ranked #1 in recruitment out of the 885 Army recruiting stations and centers under the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.

American Samoa is home to six Army Reserve detachments: Bravo Company, 100th Battalion, 442 Infantry; Charlie Company, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry; 411th Forward Support Company (Engineer); USAR Theater Support Group Detachment American Samoa; 1st Evacuation/Mortuary Platoon, 2nd Platoon, 962nd Quartermaster Company; and the 127th Chaplain Detachment. USAR TSG Detachment American Samoa processes applications for Soldiers who have claims to U.S. citizenship through one of their parents.

American Samoa’s lieutenant governor, Lamanu Peleti Mauga, is an Army Reserve veteran. Another true patriot is Arrielle La’asaga Tuilefano Maloata, a truck driver with the 411th FSC, who, during her tenure as Miss American Samoa 2012-2013, served as ambassador for American Samoa.