Join The California Military Department

Whether you are a recent graduate, midway through an active-duty career, or already retired from the service, if you feel the call to serve your state and nation, we want you. Click the component below that interests you most, learn what it takes to become a part of our team and reach out to a recruiter. Joining the California Military Department as an Army or Air National Guardsman or a State Military Reservist could be the most challenging and rewarding experience of your life.

California Army National Guard
            
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The California Army National Guard is a force full of opportunities. Our units bring everything from Black Hawk helicopters to Special Forces teams to bear when called upon by state or nation. If you’re looking for real world skills and unlimited leadership opportunities, look no further.
California Air National Guard


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From fighter pilots to cyber security analysts, if you are looking for an engaging and unique way to serve your state and nation by developing expertise in the realms of air, space or cyberspace the California Air National Guard is your launch point.
California State Military Reserve

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The California State Military Reserve is an all-volunteer state defense force that stands ready to support the state in times of need. Our diverse ranks are full of expertise and dedication, from retired veterans with decades of experience in uniform to young newly minted professionals. If you are seeking a unique and meaningful way to be on call for your community and state… fall in.

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