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California

Status and Demographic Content

State Details

Latest Status
Enhanced Military Spouse Licensure Portability: California Governor Signed Final Legislation
Demographic Data

State residents include:

  • 150,849 active-duty service members
  • 59,734 active-duty spouses
  • 92,632 active-duty children
  • 91,064 National Guard and reserve members
  • 37,020 National Guard and reserve spouses
  • 48,645 National Guard and reserve children

Data source: DMDC, Dec. 31, 2021.

Regional Liaison

  • Kelli May Douglas
    Pacific Southwest Regional Liaison
    Pacific Southwest Region
    AZ, CA, HI, NM, NV, UT
    Ms. Douglas became Southwest region liaison in 2018. Prior to joining the DSLO, she served as regional school liaison for Marine Corps Installations West. Ms. Douglas also served as an elementary school teacher in several states and in Department of Defense Education Activity schools, advocating for special needs education.

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State-Specific Progress on Key Issues and Sub-Issues
See the latest status on legislation and policies being advanced in this state on key issues important to military families. Find quick access to this state’s regional liaison, along with demographic data for the military community in this state.

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Emeritus Issues

No issues are currently in this status.