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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With Honors

It was a great and inspirational day. Thank you and Fairhaven for Honoring our Fallen and letting me be a part of this day. by MAJ (CA) Roy W. Twaddell Jr. CSMR
 Deputy Command Chaplain   

RESPECT: Treating people as they shou...

Principles For your Family For Other Soldiers For your Unit For your State and Nation   Practical Steps Communicate With Others, Use Active Listening Use Communication to Learn About, Understand, and Inform We can show respect even when we disagree Honesty should always be seasoned by love OBSERVATION The position of army chaplain is as […]

DUTY: Fulfill Your Obligations

This Month’s Army Value – Duty Principles Team/Family Battle Buddy/Significant Other Unit Cohesion/Community Practical Steps Know Your Job and that of the one above you Get to know your team members beyond a UTA Don’t wait to be asked Take care of family and community Spiritual Insight The position of Military Chaplain is as old, […]

LOYALTY: Bearing true faith and alleg...

Principle Loyalty is bearing true faith and allegiance to the US Constitution, the Army/CSMR, your unit, and other soldiers. In the Army/CSMR, we need to be able to trust one another; we need to know we can count on someone to remain true to the United States and our unit. We can easily take that […]

Life – a continuing progression

I have always wondered why we celebrate New Year’s as a closure of the Old and the beginnings of the New? We do in one sense end a calendar year and start a new physical year. We also literally leave the past behind with all its issues both good and bad. Some of us make […]