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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.
Increasing readiness in the Pacific
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 9th Mission Support Command participate in the grand opening ceremony for the Modular Small Arms range in American Samoa, Apr. 26, 2019. The MSAR is a state of the art, self-contained indoor range with the highest safety ratings. This range allows Soldiers in American Samoa to qualify on their individual weapon system and meet U.S. Army Standards without leaving home soil. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Stephanie Ramirez)
May 1, 2019 - For decades, hundreds of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers had to fly across the Pacific Ocean to qualify on their individual weapons. But now, Soldiers in American Samoa finally have their own modular small arms range on home soil. 

Army Reserve partners with local police force in American Samoa
Brig Gen Douglas F. Anderson, 9th Mission Support Command Commanding General (left), American Samoa Attorney General Talauega Ale (center), and the Commissioner of the Department of Safety, Le'i Sonny Thompson, sign a memorandum of understanding between the U.S. Army Reserve and the local American Samoa Government to use the Army Reserve's new state-of-the-art Modular Small Arms Range when not being used by the military, at the Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center, American Samoa, April 29, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Overson)
April 30, 2019 - The U.S. Army Reserve recently opened the very first Modular Small Arms Range in American Samoa. In true partnership form, the local American Samoa Police Force may now also use the MSAR following the signing of a memorandum of understanding, which took place at the Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center, April 29, 2019. 

First indoor Army Reserve small arms range opens in American Samoa
U.S. Army Soldiers with Charlie Company, 100th Infantry ‘Go for Broke’ Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, 9th Mission Support Command, fire their weapons in the U.S. Army Reserve's first Modular Small Arms Range in Pago Pago, American Samoa, April 27, 2019. The MSAR is the very first Army Reserve indoor weapons range, which allows both 5.56 mm and 9 mm rounds to be fired indoors with no chance of a round escaping regardless of the direction it is fired. It is environmentally safe preventing fumes or residue from escaping while simultaneously filtering the interior air providing a safe environment for the Soldiers inside using the range. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David Overson)
April 29, 2019 - American Samoa has a rich history of firsts in a long U.S. Army Reserve lineage, like hosting two companies from the 100th Infantry ‘Go for Broke’ Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, 9th Mission Support Command, which is the Army Reserve’s only infantry battalion. However, now they can also add the honor of the very first Army Reserve modular small arms indoor weapons range residing on the island to their resume, as a grand opening ceremony commemorated the range, April 26, 2019. 

Why We Serve: Army Reserve brothers serving together in American Samoa
U.S. Army Reserve brothers Spc. Pemerika Mahuka (left), and Sgt. Clayton (Kona) Mahuka, who both serve with Charlie Company, 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, 9th Mission Support Command, pose following a day of weapons familiarization and qualification at the U.S. Army Reserve's very first Modular Small Arms Range in Pago Pago, American Samoa, April 27, 2019. The MSAR is an indoor weapons range, which allows both 5.56 mm and 9 mm rounds to be fired indoors with no chance of a round escaping regardless of the direction it is fired. It is environmentally safe preventing fumes or residue from escaping while simultaneously filtering the interior air providing a safe environment for the Soldiers inside using the range. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Overson)
April 29, 2019 - More than 200,000 Soldiers are currently serving in the U.S. Army Reserve. Out of those 200,000, there’s bound to be a few siblings serving together. However, when two brothers serve in the same Army Reserve infantry company on the small Pacific Island of American Samoa, it’s bound to turn a few heads.

Why I Serve: Army Reserve Soldier goes the distance to serve
Lt. Col. Alejandro Buniag, Commander of Theater Support Group American Samoa Detachment, American Samoa, poses for a photo following weapons familiarization and qualification in the Army Reserve's new state-of-the-art Modular Small Arms Range, American Samoa, April 27, 2019. The MSAR is the very first Army Reserve indoor weapons range, which allows both 5.56 mm and 9 mm rounds to be fired indoors with no chance of a round escaping regardless of the direction it is fired. It is environmentally safe preventing fumes or residue from escaping while simultaneously filtering the interior air providing a safe environment for the Soldiers inside using the range. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David Overson)
April 29, 2019 - Many Americans know the struggle of a long commute to work, but how many travel thousands of miles to accomplish their tasks regularly? Lt. Col. Alejandro Buniag is the commander of Theater Support Group American Samoa Detachment, American Samoa, but lives 3,600 miles away in Guam.

Army Reserve established Pacific stronghold in American Samoa
A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier from the 100th Infantry Battalion displays current camouflage and position techniques in American Samoa, April, 26, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Overson)
April 29, 2019 - American Samoa has historically played a pivotal role in the security of the Pacific. In 1878 the U.S. signed a treaty for the establishment of a naval station in Pago Pago Harbor, United States Naval Station Tutuila. Under the administration of the U.S. Navy (1900–51), American Samoa became a strategic naval base.

Soldiers celebrate Army Reserve’s 111th birthday in American Samoa
The Army Reserve was founded on April 23, 1908, when Congress authorized the Army to establish a Medical Reserve Corps, the official predecessor of the Army Reserve. Today, approximately 200,000 Army Reserve Soldiers serve around the globe.
April 26, 2019 - Soldiers from American Samoa know a thing or two about pride, and on the U.S. Army Reserve’s 111th birthday, that pride was on full display during a cake cutting ceremony at the Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center, American Samoa, April 23, 2019. 

9th MSC honors youngest heroes for Month of the Military Child
Lt. Col. Austin Akers, 9th Mission Support Command chief of operations, his wife and daughter pose for a picture during the Month of the Military Child-Family Day event April 13, at the Field of Heroes, Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii. The event recognizes and honors the commitment and sacrifices military children make to our nation through the strength they provide our Soldiers and families. (Photo by Lt. Col. Austin Akers)
April 18, 2019 - Cheerful laughs and merry shrieks filled the mid-morning air at Fort Shafter Flats as children navigated through an assortment of fun activities during the Month of the Military Child — Family Day hosted by members of the 9th Mission Support Command’s Headquarters and Headquarters Company April 13 for family members at the Field of Heroes.

First Army Reserve indoor rifle range to open in American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - The 9th Mission Support Command Soldiers selected to be Modular Small Arms Range Certified Range Operators are being trained to safely deliver state of the art training to the U.S. Soldiers of American Samoa at the first indoor rifle range in the U.S. Army Reserve. The MSAR will enable Soldiers of the region to conduct required training without having to leave the island in a state of the art, environmentally safe, 100 percent contained facility with noise abatement measures, utilizing the same Army standards required at outdoor ranges. (Photo courtesy U.S. Army)
April 12, 2019 - Army Reserve Soldiers of American Samoa will soon train at the first indoor rifle range in the Army Reserve, a Modular Small Arms Range scheduled for a grand opening the end of April. 

962nd Mortuary Affairs welcomed home
HONOLULU, Hawaii –  The 962nd Quartermaster (Mortuary Affairs) Co. Det. 2, though geographically dispersed across the Pacific, converged for the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration and Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Ceremony here March 31. The 962nd Soldiers from Alaska, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, across the Hawaiian islands converged, trained together as one concise unit, then deployed across the Central Command region, establishing teams from Kandahar to Kuwait, all with the mission of bringing them home.
April 10, 2019 - An official Welcome Home Warrior Citizen ceremony and Yellow Ribbon Reintegration for the 962nd Quartermaster (Mortuary Affairs) Company Detachment 2 signifying, for a deployment spanning two years of the most geographically dispersed Army Reserve Solders to finally cross back to their Pacific Warrior Citizen homes, mission accomplished.
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    1557 Suehiro Road, Fort Shafter Flats
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Brigadier General Doug Anderson
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