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 Special Olympics Press Release

The CA State Military Reserve Regional Support Command (S), located at the Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, in order to provide and increase attention to the Soldiers that will give their time and energy in providing services to those participating in this year’s Special Olympic World Games, has released a current press release to media in […]

Legal Assistance

What is the danger of buying a car “as is?” It means the dealer doesn’t trust the car. You shouldn’t trust it either. Often, a car dealer will say, “We’ll take care of the car if it has a problem,” but then “as is” gets written on the contract. Do not expect them to keep […]

Lieutenant Ezequiel P. Cerecerez, We ...

Reprinted from the Monrovia Weekly July 1st, 2015 by Monrovia Weekly Members of Monrovia P.D. Mourn the Passing of One of Their Own By Susan Motander On Tuesday, word spread of the death of retired Monrovia Police Department Lieutenant Ezequiel P. Cerecerez. “Zeke,” who had retired just last September, was found dead at his home on Monday, […]

Pre-deployment: Muster-SRP in the RSC...

Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos. California State Military Reserve’s, Regional Support Command (South) leadership administered a two-day drill on 6-7 JUN 2015 at Joint Forces Training Base, preparing Soldiers for deployment and training. This first mandatory, RSC(S), two-day drill served as precedent for future UTAs, regional coordination and deployment status. Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) included […]

SOLDIER’S PROFILE (combined ) ...

NAME: CH (1LT) Omarosa Manigault (Daughter) NAME: PFC Theresa Manigault (Mother) AGES: 41 and 66 LIVES IN:  Palms, CA JOINED CSMR:  Fall 2014 CSMR DUTY:  Chaplain and Chaplain Assistant CSMR HONORS AND TRAINING:  PRIOR MILITARY SERVICE:  Ch O. Manigault was Army ROTC in undergrad but a collegiate sport injury kept her from enlisting her senior year in College. PFC […]

Independence & July ~ a month to...

As we approach July 4th and the celebration of our country’s declaration of independence and freedom we must look at the recent events in Charleston South Carolina. We must ask ourselves the tough questions and look within and around to see where we have fallen short, where we have done well, and where we can do […]

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   

Annual Chief Hazel McCowan BBQ

The chaplains confirm that we will host the annual Chief Hazel McCowan BBQ luncheon for all the soldiers, 6 June 2015. At 1200, the 2nd annual Picnic Lunch will locate at the JFTB Vet Center for all available CSMR.