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California State Guard. Call 866-526-4543 or e-mail recruiting@stateguard.cmd.ca.gov

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Are you Eligible for State Military Service?

The CSG is looking for highly motivated & qualified recruits to join its ranks. Is that you?

There are several requirements and disqualifying factors that make potential applicants ineligible for state military service. Please read below to make sure that none of these restrictions pertain to you before applying.


CSG recruitment is open to eligible applicants of all genders who are not less than 18 years of age.

Criminal Record

CSG service is prohibited if you have ever been convicted by a civil or military court of any felony, any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, any misdemeanor involving domestic violence and/or any misdemeanor involving a sexual offense.

Health Assessment

Health & Fitness is a crucial part to a CSG Service Member's success in the State Military. Applicants must be medically qualified for sate military service & CSG Regulations require that all Service Members continue to meet Height & Weight standards and pass an annual Physical Fitness test.

Character & Leadership

Each Applicant must be ethical, of good moral character and must possess demonstrated leadership qualities and have the ability to deal effectively with people. Such qualities are to be evaluated in terms of the applicant's age, education, personal and professional background, and military and or civilian management experience as evidenced by their application documents.


To be eligible for Enlistment in the CSG, Applicants must be a legal resident of the State of California, a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who has made legal declaration to become a citizen of the United States by filing Form N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Notice must be provided by the applicant.

Tattoos & Earings

Certain tattoos are authorized as long as they do not go beyond your wrists or go above the crew-neck t-shirt line. Hand, neck and facial tattoos are not authorized. Any tattoos that promoto gang affiliation, racism or are generally considered offensive will make you automotaically inegilible. Large Earing holes known as lobe 'gauging' is also an automatic disqualifier.

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Call 916-854-3557 or e-mail recruiting@stateguard.cmd.ca.gov to start the process to join the
California State Guard.