LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
The 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) is the most ethnically diverse, geographically dispersed command in the U.S. Army Reserve, crossing seven times zones, two U.S. states, two U.S. Territories, a Commonwealth and two foreign countries.
The 9th Mission Support Command, headquartered at Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii, serves as our America’s Army Reserve Force between our US shores, and all potential threats within the Pacific Area of Operations.
Army Reserve Soldiers help fellow Soldiers with home cleanup
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Cristin Duenas Jr., a Soldier with 302nd Quartermaster Company, 9th Mission Support Command, currently assigned to Joint Task Force Group-Saipan in support of Super Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts, uses a chainsaw to clear a fallen tree at a fellow Soldier’s home while off-duty, Nov. 13, 2018, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and other units from within U.S. Indo-Pacific Command assigned to Task Force-West are providing Department of Defense support to the CNMI’s civil and local officials as part of the FEMA-supported Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts
Nov. 16, 2018 - SAIPAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands – While many residents of the CNMI took to the voting lines on Nov. 13, Army Reserve Soldiers currently assigned to Joint Task Group-Saipan, Task Force-West, were on a mission of their own.

Soldier Readiness paramount for Army Reserve Soldiers in Pacific Theater
A U.S. Army Soldier receives a vaccination during a Soldier readiness processing event. (Courtesy photo)
Nov. 7, 2018 - The Defense Department has a higher expectation of deployability by its forces, said Defense Secretary James N. Mattis in February, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s website. With that in mind, the Army Reserve’s 9th Mission Support Command conducted one of the largest Soldier readiness processing events in the Army Reserve at the United States Army Reserve Daniel K. Inouye Complex Nov. 2 - 3.

962nd Quartermaster Company upholds dignity, reverence and respect in Afghanistan
Mortuary affairs specialists from the 962nd Quartermaster Company, attached to the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, conduct a capabilities demonstration to showcase the importance and dedication it takes to prepare and place a flag over the transfer case for fallen service members on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 31, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sergeant Caitlyn Byrne)
Nov. 7, 2018 - Soldiers from the 962nd Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs), out of Fort Shafter, Hawaii, arguably have one of the hardest jobs in the Army. They arrived in Afghanistan from all parts of the Pacific: Alaska, American Samoa, Guam, and Hawaii, and they are here for one purpose. The U.S. Army Reserve unit, under the 9th Mission Support Command, is responsible for receiving, processing, safeguarding and transporting the remains and accompanying personal effects of U.S. and Coalition fallen service members, contractors, and civilians throughout Afghanistan.

Army Reserve typhoon recovery efforts put needs of community above all else
SAIPAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands – Army Reserve Soldiers with the 9th Mission Support Command prepare a convoy of military tactical vehicles filled with FEMA Humanitarian Disaster Relief supplies at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, Saipan, Nov. 3. One of the missions assigned to the 9th MSC is to transport HDR supplies to the five locations in Saipan for public distribution. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ civil and local officials as part of the FEMA-supported Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts. (Photo and cutline by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Kennedy Benjamin, 302nd Quartermaster Company, 9th Mission Support Command)
Nov. 5, 2018 - Despite their own personal disaster and hardship, Pacific region Army Reserve Soldiers are helping their friends and neighbors, joining the Indo-Pacific and Joint Region Marianas Super Typhoon Yutu recovery. The direct hit from the Category 5+ storm devastated the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Army Reserve answers call for Typhoon Yutu disaster support relief
SAIPAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Oct. 28, 2018) — Guam-based U.S. Army Reserve soldiers from Echo Company 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Division, volunteer to distribute relief supplies to island residents affected by Super Typhoon Yutu in Saipan Oct. 28. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ civil and local officials as part of the FEMA-supported Super Typhoon Yutu recovery effort. (Courtesy photo)
Nov. 1, 2018 - The 9th Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve mobilized approximately 300 Soldiers, Oct. 30, 2018, from Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the Pacific area. It supports relief and recovery efforts following the devastation of Super Typhoon Yutu in order to save lives and mitigate human suffering.

9th Mission Support Command welcomes new senior enlisted leader
FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii - 9th Mission Support Command Commanding General Brig. Gen. Douglas Anderson passes the 9th MSC unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Jessie Baird, symbolizing passing the responsibility for the unit during the official assumption of command ceremony here Oct. 20, 2018.
Oct. 22, 2018 - The 9th Mission Support Command welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Jessie Baird as the new senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Army of the Pacific with an official Assumption of Responsibility ceremony Oct. 20, 2018.

Citizen Soldier balances police officer and chaplain careers
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - When Chaplain (Maj.) Philip McBroom isn’t busy serving the Fairbanks, Alaska Police Department as an officer of the law, he works in  the U.S. Army Reserve as an officer of God, serving as the commander, 127th Chaplains Detachment, 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. McBroom is appreciative the dual role of policeman and ministry because they complement one another by serving people. “The opportunity to still be a law enforcement officer while still being involved in ministry is a privilege and I wouldn’t give it up for anything,” he said.
Oct. 18, 2018 - When Chaplain (Maj.) Philip McBroom isn’t busy serving the Fairbanks, Alaska Police Department as an officer of the law, he works in the U.S. Army Reserve as an officer of God, serving as the Officer in Charge,127th Chaplain Detachment, 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

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.
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