What is the CSMR!

CA Bear 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. READ MORE ....


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Commander’s Holiday Message

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Searching for Sarah Cheiker

The behind the scenes of a breaking front page national/ international story of a missing elderly woman whose case was broken by a Regional Area Support Command, South reserve officer. I was in Boston in October of this year when the LOS ANGELES TIMES story broke on the front page of its CALIFORNIA section : “Missing L.A. Woman Found Abandon [...]

Keeping Terrorism off of our doorstep...

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

Living a Life of Thanksgiving to the Lord Two friends bumped into one another on the street one day. One of them looked extremely sad, almost on the verge of tears. His friend asked, “What has the world done to you, my friend?” The fellow said, “Let me tell you. Three weeks ago an uncle died and left me $10,000. That’s a lot of money”, [...]

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Chaplain’s Corner … Deuteronomy 15:10-11 – “You shall give to him freely, and your heart shall not be grudging when you give to him, because for this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in all that you undertake. For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your [...]

The power to contract – use it wisely

The basic memorialization or record of any business transaction is a contract. More often than not, this contract is the only evidence of any relationship between the parties to the transaction. Whether you are purchasing something as simple and routine as a grocery item off the shelf at a commissary or your first car, you are contracting wit [...]

Burns & treatment guidelines

Minor, or first degree burns, may be caused by intense heat, fire, friction, radiation, chemicals or any process which heats the skin to the point of damage. While a first degree burn, such as mild sunburn, requires little treatmant, a burn which destroys the top layer or layers of skin may be serious. Signs, symptoms and prognosis If the bur [...]

Carried Out! 2/2 SMP BN trains 670th ...

FTX In the past 30 days, the 2/2 accomplished a very successful two day training exercise at Camp Elliott. The success of this exercise was totally a result of each individual soldier and the leadership of the battalion. Miramar Flag Retreat A detail of Soldiers ceremoniously and in accordance with the the federal flag law, provided the retre [...]

CSMR joins in Operation Long Beach

The CSMR joined with the Long Beach Fire Department Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to construct the 1st Annual READY Long Beach Community Preparedness Expo. This event took place on 4 OCT 14 at Heartwell Park in Long Beach, CA. There are two purposes for READY Long Beach: to (1) promote a “whole community” approach to em [...]