The California State Military Reserve is the official state defense force, and enables the Golden State to do more. It is a part of the California Military Department, along with the state’s National Guard and Air National Guard. Its mission is to augment the National Guard in a variety of support roles, and to specialize in homeland defense and emergency management missions.

October 2014
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Holiday Dine Out – While waitin...

The CSMR HQ RSC(S) has begun to join gears and start to coordinate a plan for this year’s Holiday Dine Out. We all await to know the specific logistical hand-off. So, while we “Hurry-up and wait!”, proceed past “Go!” and get prepared to wear your new uniforms, with tickets and flyers stuffed in the pockets … [...]

Social Media Security – Advice ...

California State Military Reserve Social Media Security Hello and welcome! Social Media Security – Process Relevant Information to Create a Common Operational Picture (COP) In order to use any Social Media provided by the CSMR RSC(S) several points need clarification. Social Media: The Public Affairs Office has opened a Social Med [...]

1st Bn Carry Famed 442d RCT Colors

On 10 AUG 2014, in following tradition, the call went out for the California State Military Reserve Soldiers of 1st Bn to carry the colors of the 442d Regimental Combat Team (RCT) during the Nisei Week Parade. The event took place on the streets of Little Tokyo, an area located in Los Angeles. Nisei means second generation Japanese-American.  [...]

RESPECT: Treating people as they shou...

Principles Respect For your Family For Other Soldiers For your Unit For your State and Nation   Practical Steps Communicate With Others, Use Active Listening Use Communication to Learn About, Understand, and Inform We can show respect even when we disagree Honesty should always be seasoned by love OBSERVATION The posi [...]

Training in the TRIPwire environment

The Statue of Liberty facing the Twin Towers on 11.09.2001 National Park Service 9-11 Statue of Liberty and WTC fire On 11SEP2014, millions of Americans and other nationals will remember and reflect on the tragic events that occurred that morning, thirteen years ago – the devastation and lost of thousands of lives brought about by a deliberat [...]


The following schedule highlights a list of events, activities or request for assistance for the month of September: alpha – Change of Command Ceremony – Tentatively, the California State Military Reserve’s Commanding General Timothy Albertson (our SGAUS chapter board chairman) will attend a change of command ceremony at Lo [...]