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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According to the Centers of Disease Control, fewer than half the people in the USA get the flu vaccine. Keep in mind that the flu kills an average of more than 30,000 people per year. Flu season is traditionally November – April with peak flu season in January – February . However, for any given flu season, one […]

Soldiers who smoke!

POSTER OUTLINE – Presented at the December 2014 meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS).  Tobacco Product Usage Among Deployed Military Personnel in Afghanistan 2014 The prevalence of cigarette smoking among civilian, non-institutionalized US adults declined form 24.7% in 1997 to 17.4% in January-June 2013. In 2008, 13.6% of non-deployed, active […]