Making California Better, Together


Uniforms don’t make warriors.

Service with purpose does.


A fresh, inspired military for California

Celebrating Your Community; Serving Your Interests

Your California Military Department: a Force BUILT on California Values

Before you thank us for our service…

Cultural trendsetters, uncompromising values, and the courage solve grave problems in our own way make California exceptional. You likely have more in common with your California Military Department than you think. Do you volunteer with a community-focused service organization? Donate to a California non-profit? If so, thank you for YOUR service.

Imagine what we can do together

Start by imagining what your military can do for you: but if images of tanks and beach invasions are all that flood your mind, keep reading.

California is different and so is her military. Education, diversity, climate, and homelessness are modern issues threatening our Golden State. Shoulder-to-shoulder, guided by shared values, people in your community have realized a military to aid in their fight to keep California at her best. 

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let’s make California better together
— Your California Military Department Foundation

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Share Our mission:

Keep California at Her Best

  • support innovative, civilian-military partnerships for California youths, business, heritage

  • aid Soldiers and Airmen of California’s unique emergency-response force

  • rally for a new breed of wholesome, California-athlete role models as they aim for gold and promote an active, healthy lifestyle for our Golden State

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People are using "#CaliforniaWarrior" to tag, inspire, and be inspired...


CaliforniaWarrior is the DNA of your California Military Department Foundation. It’s a year-round campaign celebrating ALL Californians who keep our Golden State shining bright.

Become Part of What All the BUZZ is About...

Helping is easy. Tell us about a specific cause that inspires you, or simply use #CaliforniaWarrior the next time you're inspiredWe're on a mission to celebrate California values, and the gritty, purpose-driven people people who embody them. learn more


A look back…



A celebration of California exceptionalism

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