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 ....


November 2014
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NOV Announcements

Join the California State Guard Association of the United States (SGAUS) chapter for free eats and beverages at the Vet Center (the old gas station) on base at Los Alamitos JFTB this Saturday 1 November following UTA final formation — roughly 1630 hrs This will be a social hour with some chapter business.  Featured menu: Alice’s [...]

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The United States Army has an on going campaign that focuses on preparing the Total Army in two important domains: readiness and resilience. Readiness means “the ability to accomplish assigned tasks or missions through resilience, individual and collective team training, and leadership.” Resilient means having “the mental, physical, emotional [...]


First ever CSMR prosecutors co-designated state deputy attorney generals Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rene Korn recognized them imediately—and why not, after all she had served with both of them as Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorneys; However she had never seen them in Army Blue before. “Appearances” she asked!! “Major John Harol [...]


Is the pain in your ankle a strain, a sprain or a fracture? All three involve streching and tearing of normal tissue, but are not the same. A sprain is the stretch or tear of a ligament, the fibrous tissue connecting bones and joints. The usual cause is a fall or stumble forcing the limb out of its usual position, such as twisting the ankle s [...]

CSMR Commander joins Soldiers in memo...

California State Military Reserve Regional Support Command – South Story by Staff Sgt. (CA) Veronica Fraga Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, CA – 6 SEP 2014 The Saturday morning buzz of activity was typical for a CSMR Unit Training Assembly (UTA), but the heightened sense of anticipation was something new. Soldiers across the f [...]

Award recipients pinned, handshakes g...

California State Military Reserve Regional Support Command-South Award recipients included: Lt. Col. Charles Hardman, COS/S3 for 1st Bde., who received the California Commendation Medal (CACM); Sergeant 1st Class Ronald Labardee, S-1 NCOIC 1st Bde., who received the California Good Conduct Medal / Ribbon (CAGCM); Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Mor [...]