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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The Soldiers of the SMR don’t receive praises, public acknowledgments, nor pay. The Soldiers of the SMR give the most important thing they have – the “gift of TIME”. Packed in that “gift of time” are treasures, along with:

Military Expertise and skills
Medical knowledge and skills
Legal Knowledge and skills
Administrative Knowledge and skills
Logistical Knowledge and skills
Technological Knowledge and skills
Spiritual Knowledge and skills
Building Knowledge and skills
And a whole host of other skills and abilities

All freely given every 1st weekend of the month and days and hours in between as required.

In this season of THANKSGIVING we acknowledge that the SMR Soldier is the epitomizes President John F. Kennedy’s quote:

You are the embodiment of NOBILITY!

Thank you for your service!

Capt. (CA) CH Brenda Threatt

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