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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May Announcements

CSMR April Staff Meeting

WHERE: On 18 APR 2015, Soldiers from the Regional Support Command – South met to have their Spring Staff Conference in Building #6 on the Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos,. The one difference between this RSC-S conference and others held at the JFTB, this conference accelerated interest using video conferencing, touching base with other […]

Importance of Exercise with Older Sol...

Yes, you got it! Exercise is as important, if not more important, as we get older, especially for the Soldier older than 40 years. By being aware of some facts, maybe one will be more motivated to exercise and better maintain their fitness level and lead a higher quality of life. Be aware that above […]

Explosive Hazard Recognition & S...

On 23APR2015, a Public Affairs asset from Regional Support Command-South joined with first responders in attending an explosives hazard recognition and safety training course at USMC Base, Camp Pendleton. Under the scope of authority of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration, this one day course was held in the 1st […]

Bucket Training

Each year, the California Military Department completes what we now easily call “Bucket Training”. The meaning of this term has the general substitution for Wildland Fire Fighting training. This year, Sacramento became the hub for hundreds of CA Army and Air National Guardsmen and specified CA State Military Reservist. Joint Forces Headquarters in Sacramento prepared […]

1st Brigade Change of Command

1st Battalion, 1st Brigade Change Command Event held at 13:45 hrs 18APR2015 at HQ CSMR Building #3, Joint Forces Training Center, Los Alamitos. Outgoing Commander, Lt. Col. (CA) Terry Lee extended his appreciation for the optimistic and consistent support given him from 1st Battalion Soldiers and from incoming commander Maj. (CA) Daniel J. Robbins. Further remarks […]