Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Staff Sgt. Kelis Santiago talks about his experience as a cargo specialist in the Army Reserve. This video is part of Operation Trazando Camino of the 1st Mission Support Command, an effort to showcase the career opportunities within the Army Reserve. B-Rolls by Kevin Bell and Spc. Coulton Houston. Video by Sgt. 1st Class David Hernandez and Staff Sgt. Katherine Ramos
Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Master Sgt. Jose Otero talks about his experience as a Mortuary Affairs Specialist in the Army Reserve. This video is part of Operation Trazando Camino of the 1st Mission Support Command, an effort to showcase the career opportunities within the Army Reserve. B-Rolls by Sgt. Michael Ito and Sgt. Evan Cooper. Video by Sgt. 1st Class David Hernandez and Staff Sgt. Katherine Ramos
Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Sgt. 1st Class Luis Calvo talks about his experience as a Observer Controller Trainer in the Army Reserve. This video is part of Operation Trazando Camino of the 1st Mission Support Command, an effort to showcase the career opportunities within the Army Reserve. B-Rolls by Sgt. Austin Major and Staff Sgt. Timothy Gray. Video by Sgt. 1st Class David Hernandez and Staff Sgt. Katherine Ramos
Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Sgt. 1st Class Nelson Creque talks about his experience as a Transportation Management Coordinator in the Army Reserve. This video is part of Operation Trazando Camino of the 1st Mission Support Command, an effort to showcase the career opportunities within the Army Reserve. B-Rolls by Military Sealift Command, Sgt. Austin Steinborn, and Vincenzo Vitiello. Video by Sgt. 1st Class David Hernandez and Staff Sgt. Katherine Ramos
Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Sgt. 1st Class Marcos Martinez talks about his experience as a wheeled vehicle mechanic in the Army Reserve. This video is part of Operation Trazando Camino of the 1st Mission Support Command, an effort to showcase the career opportunities within the Army Reserve. B-Rolls by Mario Marasigan and Sgt. Shameeka Stanley. Video by Sgt. 1st Class David Hernandez and Staff Sgt. Katherine Ramos
Fresh water is essential to life, and in a humanitarian crisis, 92W Water Treatment Specialists are crucial for sustainment. Sgt. First Class Tania Falu, representing the 1st Mission Support Command and 973th Quartermaster Company, showcases the power of 92W during the Army Reserve's marketing campaign.
Sgt. Omar Ramos and Sgt. Bryant Yohel Ramos, renowned in Puerto Rico for their heroic efforts during Hurricane Maria. As part-time Army Reserve Soldiers and 88M Motor Transportation Operators, they serve the nation proudly under the 1st Mission Support Command, 390th Transportation Company.
Sgt. Deyvid Pagan, a 92W Water Treatment Specialist of the 1st Mission Support Command, 973th Quartermaster Company, shares his journey and experiences serving in the Army Reserve.
Let’s celebrate National Borinqueneers Day!
In 2021, the U.S. Congress designated April 13 as National Borinqueneers Day. The 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as Borinqueneers, was the only Hispanic unit from the Korean War to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. The youngest of the surviving members are in their eighties and nineties.
April 12, 2024 - In 2021, the U.S. Congress designated April 13 as National Borinqueneers Day. The 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as Borinqueneers, was the only Hispanic unit from the Korean War to receive the Congressional Gold Medal...

Fort Buchanan educates community about Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
To continue the activities during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Adelina I. Reynoso-Acosta, the installation’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, installed an information booth at the Post Exchange on April 11.
April 12, 2024 - To continue the activities during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Adelina I. Reynoso-Acosta, the installation’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, installed an information booth at the Post Exchange on April...

Gold Star Spouses Day 2024 at Fort Buchanan
Members of the Puerto Rico military community gathered at Soldiers Plaza on April 5 to participate in a Gold Star Spouses Day ceremony to honor the surviving loved ones of military service members who died while serving their country.
April 12, 2024 - Members of the Puerto Rico military community gathered at Soldiers Plaza on April 5 to participate in a Gold Star Spouses Day ceremony to honor the surviving loved ones of military service members who died while serving their...

Fort Buchanan celebrates Month of the Military Child
Military children, participants of the installation’s Child and Youth Services (CYS) Program, conducted a walkathon across Fort Buchanan on April 3 to commemorate the month of the Military Child, an event coordinated by the Army Community Service.
April 12, 2024 - Military children, participants of the installation’s Child and Youth Services (CYS) Program, conducted a walkathon across Fort Buchanan on April 3 to commemorate the month of the Military Child, an event coordinated by the...

Commander of 1st Mission Support Command promoted to brigadier general
FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico- Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, from the 1st MSC, promoted to brigadier general, March 24, 2024
March 27, 2024 - Col. Carlos E. Gorbea promoted to brigadier general on a ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Eugene Leboeuf, the deputy commanding general of the United States Army Reserve Command...

First Lady Jill Biden visits military families at Fort Buchanan
As part of her Joining Forces initiative to support military families, First Lady Jill Biden joined a barbecue with hundreds of military families on March 17 at Fort Buchanan, the only U.S. Army installation in the Caribbean. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt Jayson Rivera 363rd PAD)
March 20, 2024 - As part of her Joining Forces initiative to support military families, First Lady Jill Biden joined a barbecue with hundreds of military families on March 17 at Fort Buchanan, the only U.S. Army installation in the Caribbean...

Bolstering capabilities: New Army Reserve Center and Innovative Readiness Training
FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico―On February 10, the 1st Mission Support Command (MSC), an Army Reserve organization strategically located in the Caribbean, celebrated a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to mark the opening of the new Fort Buchanan-Army Reserve Center. The center will serve as the new home for 17 Army Reserve units, collectively known as the Garita Warriors. With a total cost of 20 million dollars, this 58,199 square foot facility includes administrative areas, a nursing room, a breastfeeding room, a storage facility, and other spaces designed to enhance the workplace environment.
Feb. 12, 2024 - On Feb. 10, the 1st Mission Support Command (MSC), an Army Reserve organization strategically located in the Caribbean, celebrated a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to mark the opening of the new Army Reserve facility...

Army Sustainment Command inspects Fort Buchanan’s programs
Members of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, G4, Readiness Division traveled to Fort Buchanan to inspect the command supply discipline program and the command maintenance discipline program at the installation’s Logistics Readiness Center (LRC), Jan 29- Feb 2.
Feb. 9, 2024 - Members of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, G4, Readiness Division traveled to Fort Buchanan to inspect the command supply discipline program and the command maintenance discipline program at the installation’s Logistics...

Readiness through career progression
Members of the installation Fire and Emergencies Services Department, family, friends, and the community gathered at the Directorate of Emergency Services headquarters to witness Winfrid Melendez's promotion ceremony to Assistant Fire Chief of Operations on Jan 31.
Feb. 2, 2024 - Members of the installation Fire and Emergencies Services Department, family, friends, and the community gathered at the Directorate of Emergency Services headquarters to witness Winfrid Melendez's promotion ceremony to...

Fort Buchanan employees graduate from mentorship program
U.S. Army civilian employees celebrated the class 2024 graduation from the Fort Buchanan’s mentoring program at the installation’s community center, on Jan 26. The 2024 class had 10 participants.
Feb. 2, 2024 - U.S. Army civilian employees celebrated the class 2024 graduation from the Fort Buchanan’s mentoring program at the installation’s community center, on Jan 26. The 2024 class had 10 participants...
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