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.

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Holiday Dine Out – While waitin...

The CSMR HQ RSC(S) has begun to join gears and start to coordinate a plan for this year’s Holiday Dine Out. We all await to know the specific logistical hand-off. So, while we “Hurry-up and wait!”, proceed past “Go!” and get prepared to wear your new uniforms, with tickets and flyers stuffed in the pockets … [...]

Social Media Security – Advice ...

California State Military Reserve Social Media Security Hello and welcome! Social Media Security – Process Relevant Information to Create a Common Operational Picture (COP) In order to use any Social Media provided by the CSMR RSC(S) several points need clarification. Social Media: The Public Affairs Office has opened a Social Med [...]

Training in the TRIPwire environment

The Statue of Liberty facing the Twin Towers on 11.09.2001 National Park Service 9-11 Statue of Liberty and WTC fire On 11SEP2014, millions of Americans and other nationals will remember and reflect on the tragic events that occurred that morning, thirteen years ago – the devastation and lost of thousands of lives brought about by a deliberat [...]


The following schedule highlights a list of events, activities or request for assistance for the month of September: alpha – Change of Command Ceremony – Tentatively, the California State Military Reserve’s Commanding General Timothy Albertson (our SGAUS chapter board chairman) will attend a change of command ceremony at Lo [...]

2/2 SMP Honors Fallen Soldier

SAN DIEGO: Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Battalion, State Military Police, California State Military Reserve, paid honor to a fallen fellow soldier on 24 May when they posted a Pre-Memorial Day honor guard and laid a wreath at the grave site of Army Capt. Jennifer Moreno, an Army nurse killed last year while serving with a Ranger unit in A [...]

3d BN A CO Color Guard at Dodger Stad...

When you think of the Los Angeles Dodgers you don’t exactly think of the military. But on 14 June 2014, the 3d BN A CO, California State Military Reserve, were standing at home plate. The detail was invited to present the Colors at the start of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. 1st Sgt. (CA) G. K. Lee leads the 3rd BN Color Gua [...]