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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CSMR BALL 2015 Financial Support

The Commander would like for everyone who wishes to attend the holiday ball to be able to do so. For those who cannot afford the full price of a ticket ($60) we will offer sponsorships to make up the difference between what you can afford and the price. We believe that everyone can afford to […]

Dignity in a Cup of Coffee

A few weeks ago I was on my way to work in downtown Los Angeles. As I walked from the train station to my office, I went into the local convenience store to get my morning cup of coffee. The store is on 7th and Flower in the heart of Los Angeles’ Business District which […]

Newly commissioned CA ARNG and CSMR o...

CAMP SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA. – On 15 AUG 2105, the California Military Department (Army/Air National Guard and the State Military Reserve) received newly promoted officers in a ceremony held at the Perlee Theatre on Camp San Luis Obispo. The Officer Candidate School Class 57 participants in the ceremony included twelve traditional course (Camp San […]

Special Olympics World Games Slidesho...

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Part I Interoperability: CA ARNG and ...

Common doctrine and procedures combine forces LONG BEACH, CA – On a calm, blue sky day in mid-summer, the Pacific Ocean washed gently against a stretch of bright sand, meandering for several miles, surrounding the shoreline of Long Beach, California. Soon enough, thousands of residents, visitors and tourists from foreign nations, would flow unto the […]

Protecting your thorax; strengthening...

Part I > Structure Soldiers who take time to revitalize after a day’s activities may choose several differing methods to condition themselves, refocus and retain endurance. Quite often this formula includes a variety of exercises. Sometimes the choice of exercise may have very negative effects on any human’s thorax, thus preventing any future development and […]

Part II Interoperability: CA ARNG and...

Common doctrine and procedures combine forces LONG BEACH, CA – In the field, Soldiers followed the Commander’s Intent: “SMR personnel will perform Resource Distribution of Department of Defense (DoD) radios and Golf Carts to SOWG 2015 staff and volunteers. Additional personnel will monitor and coordinate the Resource Distribution mission with the Joint Task Force Commander […]


Time to plan for the next CSMR Ball! Download the PDF file .