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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Glossary of Acronyms:

ACU – Army Combat Uniform
AIT – Advanced Individual Training
ANCOC – Advanced NCO Course
ASU – Army Service Uniform
AT – Annual Training
BNCOC – Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course
BOC – Basic Orientation Course, required for all SMR soldiers
CAB – Combat Action Badge
CAL-EMA – California Emergency Management Agency
CERT – Civilian Emergency Response Team
CG – Commanding General
CIB – Combat Infantry Badge
CMB – Combat Medical Badge
CMOC – Civilian-Military Operations Center
CO – Commanding Commander
D & C – Drill and Ceremony
DUI – Distinctive Unit Insignia
EOC – Emergency Operations Center
ETS – Estimated Time of Separation
FRAGO – Fragmentary Order
HOR – Home of Record
IED – Improvised Explosive Device
IG – Inspector General
ISC – Installation Support Command
JAG – Judge Advocate General
JOC – Joint Operation Command
LOA – Leave of Absence
LOI – Letter of Instruction
MEMS – Course/Badge, Military Emergency Management Specialist
MIRT – Military Incident Response Team
MOS – Military Occupational Specialty
MOUT – Military Operations Urban Terrain
MRE – Meal, Ready to Eat
NCOIC – NCO in Charge
OCS – Officer Candidacy School
OIC – Officer in Charge
OPSEC – Operation Security
OTAG – Office of the Adjutant General
PAO – Public Affairs Officer, Office of Public Affairs
PCS – Permanent Change of Station
POC – Point of Contact
POV – Personally Owned Vehicle
POW –  Personally Owned Weapon or Prisoner of War
REOC – Regional Emergency Operation Center
RON – Remain Overnight
SAD – State Active Duty
SIR – Serious Incident Report
SNCOC – Senior NCO Course
SOP – Standard Operating Procedure
SRP – Soldier Readiness Preparation
SRSC –  Southern Regional Support Command
SUTA – Substitute Unit Training Activity
TDY – Temporary Duty
TOC – Tactical Operation Command
UCMJ – Uniform Code of Military Justice
UTA – Unit Training Activity
WARNO – Warning Order
WMD – Weapons of Mass Destruction
XO – Executive Officer


Sgt. 1st Class (CA) Robert Davison

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