Military Presence

The military presence in Western Pennsylvania is a powerful driver of economic and community growth.

Western Pennsylvania is proud to support the following missions:



316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)

"The stateside mission of the 316th ESC is to provide mission command of Army Reserve combat service support units (logistics)."


Army Three Rivers: ROTC

The Three Rivers Battalion is an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corp program that prepares college students in the Pittsburgh area to become Army Officers.


Army Corp of Engineers

The Pittsburgh District of the US Army Corp of Engineers provides expertise to help the region and the nation meet water resources development, environmental and other engineering needs.


Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS)

MEPS evaluates applicants by applying established DoD standards during processing for military service. Department of Defense professionals are committed to sustaining the quality of the All-Volunteer Force through state-of-the-art enlistment screening for applicants seeking to serve in our Nation’s Armed Forces.


Army National Guard 128th Brigade Support Battalion

The mission of the 128th Forward Support Battalion is to provide logistic support for the 2nd Brigade, 28th Infantry Division (Mechanized).

Air Force


911th Airlift Wing

"We support our national security objectives by providing fully mission-ready C-17 airlift, aeromedical evacuation and expeditionary combat support forces."


Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) - Detachment 730

The Air Force ROTC mission is to develop leaders of character for tomorrow’s Air and Space Forces.


Civil Air Patrol

A premier public service organization with volunteers who carry out emergency service missions when needed, in the air and on the ground.


Pennsylvania Air National Guard


171st Air Refueling Wing

"We enable global reach through superior air refueling expertise; to provide the best mission support in domestic and international operations in the United States Air Force."

Coast Guard


USCG Marine Safety Unit MSU

MSU Pittsburgh is responsible for directing all Coast Guard activities related to Port Security, Waterways Management, Marine Environmental Protection, Investigations and Inspections.



USCGC Osage is a 65ft Class River Buoy Tender in service with the US Coast Guard's 8th District, Sector Ohio Valley. Homeported at USCG Station in Sewickley, PA.



Marine Recruiting Command

MCRC is responsible to find, attract, and recruit qualified individuals for the active and reserve components, both officer and enlisted, to achieve Total Force accession requirements.



Navy Operational Support Center

"We ensure mobilization readiness of Navy Reserve personnel through administrative support and the facilitation of training while providing a local Navy presence in the greater Pittsburgh area."


  • Navy Reserve Officer Training Corp - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp - University of Pittsburgh
  • Army Reserve Officer Training Corp, Three Rivers Battalion - University of Pittsburgh
  • AROTC - University of Pittsburgh


  • Navy Recruiting District - Downtown Pittsburgh
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Station - Downtown Pittsburgh
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Station Pittsburgh - Canonsburg, PA
  • Pennsylvania Air National Guard Recruiting - Pittsburgh International Airport
  • Army Recruiting Battalion - Downtown Pittsburgh

The diversity of the military presence in Western Pennsylvania makes our region a unique hub of military activity that we are proud and honored to support. Learn more about how we help these military installations.

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