First Lt. Jamie Ray Abad of the 9th Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve, talks about his Asian and Pacific Islander heritage and his family's legacy of service in the U.S. military. In the month of May, we celebrate the rich history and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and recognize their profound impact on the readiness and future of America's Army Reserve.
Lt. Col. Charles Djou of the 9th Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve, talks about what makes American Samoa a unique and significant place to serve. In the month of May, we celebrate the rich history and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and recognize their profound impact on the readiness and future of America's Army Reserve.
Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
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.
4960th Multifunctional Training Brigade conducts engineer course amid pandemic and hurricane
After receiving the demonstration, students in the Interior Plumbing Re-Class Course, work on the specific skill in their individual booths at the Vertical Skills Building at Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii July 28, 2020.
July 31, 2020 - The 4960th Multifunctional Training Brigade, a subordinate unit of the 9th Mission Support Command (MSC), headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, embodies its motto of “Train to Lead.” The school house continues to conduct quality courses, such as the Interior Plumbing Re-Class Course. Even during Hurricane Douglas’ approach to the Hawaiian Islands, the school continued to operate safely.

9th Mission Support Command physical therapist selected for Iron Majors award
Maj. Molly Vaughan and her husband, Chip, and boys Bradley, Chase and Declan.
July 31, 2020 - Maj. Molly Vaughan, a physical therapist from the 1984th United States Army Hospital – Pacific, has been selected for attendance to the 2020 AMEDD Iron Majors Week.

Headquarters Company 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade changes command
July 31, 2020 - Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade (CA BDE) conducted a change of command Tuesday, July 21st at Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii. Maj. Jessica Woodward assumed command from Maj. Sarkis Kitsinian, who was in command for the past 28 months.

4960th MFTB conducts quality training in COVID-19 environment
Sgt. 1st Class Povilas Pultinevicius, 4960th Multi-Functional Training Brigade Operations Non-Commissioned Officer-In-Charge, checks the temperature of a student entering the schoolhouse at Fort Shafter Flats, Honolulu, Hawaii July 17th, 2020, adhering to the schoolhouse's COVID-19 safety measures and procedures.
July 22, 2020 - The 4960th Multi-Functional Training Brigade (MFTB), currently serving under the 9th Mission Support Command, continues to provide valuable training during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Brigade is offering Unit Supply and Human Resources Specialist Courses at Fort Shafter Flats, Honolulu, Hawaii. The Engineer unit will also be conducting the Army Plumber Specialist course at the end of the month, and all three courses are set to graduate on Aug. 8.

Partnership in the Pacific: Army Reserve nurse provides medical care for Coast Guard unit
First Lt. Kayla Kight, a surgical nurse with the functional specialty team in the 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, began her voyage on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak, in order to provide advanced medical support and ensure the health and safety of all crew members while the Coast Guard conducts Hawaiian Island patrol.
July 10, 2020 - A surgical nurse with the functional specialty team in the 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, began her voyage on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak, in order to provide advanced medical support and ensure the health and safety of all crew members while the Coast Guard conducts Hawaiian Island patrol.

Army Reserve nurse deploys to Saipan in support of COVID-19 response
Nurses from the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital-Pacific, headquartered at Fort Shafter Flats, Honolulu, Hawaii, deployed to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marian islands to help increase medical capacity.
July 2, 2020 - Maj. James F. Schmidt, a certified nurse anesthetist, was one of six nurses assigned to the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital – Pacific, 9th Mission Support Command, that deployed to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to provide medical expertise in support of COVID-19 response efforts.

9th Mission Support Command responds to COVID-19 pandemic
Sgt. 1st Class Gilberto Rivera and Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Hannah pose for a photo in front of the runway upon completion of receiving Army Medical Lab equipment , May 7, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in support of COVID19 response efforts and delivery of critical lab equipment from Hawaii to American Samoa, providing them additional testing capabilities.
June 25, 2020 - The 9th Mission Support Command, headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, has mobilized close to 400 personnel since March, throughout the Pacific, to provide assistance to Defense Support to Civil Authorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

9th Mission Support Command hosts retirement ceremony
The 9th Mission Support Command, headquartered in Fort Shafter Flats, Honolulu, Hawaii, hosted the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony June 18, 2020 at the 25th ID Headquarters and honored three 25th ID and U.S. Army Hawaii Retirees and their Family members for their dedicated service to our Armed Forces and Nation.
June 22, 2020 - The 9th Mission Support Command, headquartered in Fort Shafter Flats, Honolulu, Hawaii, hosted the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony June 18, 2020, at the 25th ID Headquarters and honored three 25th ID and U.S. Army Hawaii Retirees and their Family members for their dedicated service to our Armed Forces and Nation.

Get to know new 9th Mission Support Command chief of staff
Col. Kenneth Tafao, the incoming Chief of Staff, addressing the 9th MSC Staff on his leadership style.
June 12, 2020 - During a brief ceremony held last week at Fort Shafter Flats, Col. Kenneth Tafao officially took over the duties as 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) chief of staff from Col. Mark Schoenfeld.

9th MSC Theater Support Group conducts Change of Command while complying with COVID-19 guidelines
Honolulu, Hawaii – The 9th Mission Support Command’s Theater Support Group welcomed its sixth brigade commander during a Change of Command Ceremony June 6, 2020 at the Daniel K. Inouye Complex at Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii.



Brig. Gen. Timothy Connelly, commanding general of the 9th MSC, presided and oversaw the changing of the colors from outgoing commander, Col. Travis Delk, to incoming commander, Col. Mark Schoenfeld.
June 12, 2020 - The 9th Mission Support Command’s Theater Support Group welcomed its sixth brigade commander during a Change of Command Ceremony June 6, 2020, at the Daniel K. Inouye Complex at Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii.
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Brigadier General Timothy D. Connelly
Commanding General, 9th Mission Support Command
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Command Sgt. Maj. Maria A.J. Baird
Command Sergeant Major, 9th Mission Support Command
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