Interview with Staff Sgt. Michael Romero of the 728th Transportation Company featuring footage from the 973rd Quartermaster Company and 728th Transportation Company.
Short video highlighting some of the achievements of 1st MSC Soldiers during 2017.
Col. Carlos Caceres assumes command of the Caribbean geographic command
FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico-(left) Col. Carlos Caceres assumes command of the largest federal U.S. Army command in the Caribbean during a change of command ceremony at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, October 16, 2021. (right)Major Gen. Gregory J. Mosser, U.S. Army Reserve Command deputy commanding general, passed the colors to Caceres entrusting him with the responsibility and care of the 1st Mission Support Command. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Miguel Miolan-Germosen, 363rd PAD)
Oct. 18, 2021 - Col. Carlos Caceres assumes command of the largest federal U.S. Army command in the Caribbean during a change of command ceremony at Plaza Primeros on post, Oct 16...

Army Reserve mortuary unit focuses on ‘honor, dignity, respect’
Soldiers from the U.S. Army Reserve’s 246th Quartermaster Company, a mortuary affairs unit stationed in Puerto Rico, train at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey Aug. 24 to prepare for an upcoming deployment. The training focused on mission-essential tasks that included those common to all Soldiers, such as Military Operations on Urban Terrain, as well as those specific to mortuary affairs. In a theater of operation, their mission is to search, recover, tentatively identify, and coordinate evacuation of remains through a structured evacuation system. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Shawn Morris, 99th Readiness Division PAO)
Sept. 2, 2021 - Soldiers from the U.S. Army Reserve’s 246th Quartermaster Company, a mortuary affairs unit stationed in Puerto Rico, spent several weeks here preparing for one of the most solemn duties a Soldier can perform...

1st MSC recognizes civilian workforce
FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico- FORT BUCHANAN, P.R.—The 1st Mission Support Command conducts a civilian awards recognition board for rating cycle 2021 at the command’s headquarters, Aug 15, 2021. Lt. Col. Carlos M. Poventud-Estrada, 1 st MSC assistant chief of staff, served as a voting member during the board.
Aug. 20, 2021 - The 1st Mission Support Command conducted a civilian awards recognition board for rating cycle 2021 at the command’s headquarters, Aug 15...

Meet Command Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Meunier II, 1st MSC newest senior enlisted advisor
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Meunier, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico command sergeant major, poses for a Department of the Army photo at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, June 28, 2021. Meunier is the newest senior federal Army enlisted advisor in the Caribbean for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Jurasek, 1st Mission Support Command commanding general.
July 1, 2021 - Command Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Meunier II, the newest senior federal Army noncommissioned officer in the Caribbean, introduces himself to the U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico at the command headquarters, June 28...

U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico change of responsibility ceremony
FORT BUCHANAN, P.R— Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Jurasek, the senior federal Army officer in the Caribbean, turns Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Meunier his senior enlisted advisor at a change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, June 26, 2021. The change of responsibility is an event rich in tradition and heritage.
July 1, 2021 - A change of responsibility ceremony is a long traditional event rich in symbolism and heritage within the military. This ceremony reinforces noncommissioned officer authority in the Army and highlights their support to the...

Fort Hunter Liggett steps up to predeployment training of Puerto Rican engineer company
The TADSS Building originally had a dirt entry way to the warehouse that stored multiple training aids and devices.  The forklift would routinely struggle to gain access to the building.  The 471st Engineer Company from Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico   built the ramp to provide units drawing equipment an easier and safer way to draw and load equipment for training exercises.  The 903d FEST from the 416 TEC designed the ramp earlier this year.
June 29, 2021 - When the 471st Engineer Company out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, was given deployment orders, it needed to gain proficiency in an environment short on equipment and resources. Fort Hunter Liggett and the 80th Training...

Cargo specialists from Florida, Puerto Rico team up for unique mission in South Carolina
The USNS Soderman carried prepositioned stock to the port at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. May 14-21. 



The vessel is one of the largest ships in the U.S. Navy fleet and is part of the Army Prepositioned Stock program. Ships like this strategically place U.S. Army combat equipment at sea to supply and sustain deployed U.S. troops during national crises.
May 27, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from Florida and Puerto Rico teamed up to assist the 841st Transportation Battalion with an offloading operation here May 14-21 on the USNS Soderman, one of the largest ships in the U.S. Navy fleet...

81st RD Commanding General Maj. Gen. Shawley visits Fort Buchanan as the garrison’s new senior commander
The week of January 10 – 15, 2021 marked the first visit of 81st Readiness Division Commanding General and Senior Commander of Fort Buchanan, P.R., Major General Jamelle C. Shawley to the military installation. Maj. Gen. Shawley participated in an office call with Fort Buchanan’s Command Group. (Grissel Rosa Public Affairs Officer)
Feb. 24, 2021 - The week of January 10–15, 2021 marked the first visit of 81st Readiness Division Commanding General and Senior Commander of Fort Buchanan Maj. Gen. Jamelle C. Shawley to the military installation...

FAQs: COVID-19 Vaccine
Jan. 12, 2021 - Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the vaccine...

FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
Dec. 22, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions...
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Brigadier General Jeffrey W. Jurasek
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