MEU Service Support Group 31 [MSSG-31]
The mission of MEU Service Support Group 31 is to provide ground combat service support to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, to conduct special operations as directed, and to act as the nucleus for expanded combat service support operations.
MSSG-31 is a task organized Combat Service Support Element capable of providing a wide range of combat related support to all elements of the 31st MEU. It's commanding officer also serves as the mission commander for humanitarian assistance, and evacuation control missions during MEU(SOC) operations. The staff nucleus was activated in May 1992.
The augmentation of personnel and sourcing of equipment from the 3d Force Service Support Group was completed by August of that same year. MSSG-31 became operationally committed to the commanding officer of the 31st MEU(SOC) on November 1, 1992.
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