LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support greet Marine Col. David P. Olszowy, JTF-CS deputy commander, upon his arrival to the 633rd Air Base Wing exercise location, here, Feb. 10, 2014. JTF-CS participated in a deployment readiness exercise with the 633rd ABW to provide support and test mobility capability within the unit. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Members of the 633rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, measure a Joint Task Force Civil Support early entry control point vehicle during check-in processing, here, Feb. 10, 2014. JTF-CS participated in a deployment readiness exercise with the 633rd ABW to provide support and test mobility capability within the unit. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Air Force Airman 1st Class Thuan Nguyen, member of the 633rd Air Base Wing, directs a Joint Task Force Civil Support early entry control point vehicle onto a weighing platform, here, Feb. 10, 2015. JTF-CS participated in a deployment readiness exercise with the 633rd ABW to provide support and test mobility capability within the unit. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Air Force Airman 1st Class Thuan Nguyen, member of the 633rd Air Base Wing, writes the center of gravity point of a Joint Task Force Civil Support early entry control point vehicle, here, Feb. 10, 2015. JTF-CS participated in a deployment readiness exercise with the 633rd ABW to provide support and test mobility capability within the unit. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, and Thomas Atkin, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security, view a display of artifacts from U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Michael D. Mullan, here at Mullan Hall, Feb. 12, 2015. Atkin’s visit was for an overall understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, and Thomas Atkin, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security, pose for a photo in Mullan Hall, here, Feb. 12, 2015. Atkin’s visit was for an overall understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Dr. Daniel Blumenthal, manager, Consequence Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy, presents information on nuclear preparedness to members of Joint Task force Civil Support, here, Feb. 12, 2015.Blumenthal’s visit was to train JTF-Cs members on nuclear cleanup and preparedness. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Thomas Atkin, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security, Dr. Daniel Blumenthal, manager, Consequence Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy and Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, pose for a photo, here, Feb. 12, 2015. Atkin’s visit was for an overall understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Richard Vollman, global force management chief, is awarded a certificate of service from Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint task Force Civil Support, here, Feb. 6, 2015. Vollman was awarded the certificate for 10 years of dedicated service to JTF-CS. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commanding general, 18th Airborne Corps, pauses before sitting down with Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint task Force Civil Support, here Feb. 4, 2015. Anderson’s visit was part of a site visit to JTF-CS and 7th Transportation Brigade. The talk centered on collaborating efforts of the 18th Airborne Corps, 7th TB and JTF-CS to coordinate efforts if called to respond to a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incident. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va.--Navy Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, and Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, Joint Task Force Civil Support commander stand together after Gortney’s visit here, Jan. 29, 2015. Gortney’s visit was part of an overall tour and understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Helen Searcy)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian M. Dietrick, public affairs specialist at Joint Task Force Civil Support, receives the Joint Service Commendation medal from Navy Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command here Jan. 29, 2015. Dietrick was awarded the commendation medal for his work and dedication during his three-year tour to JTF-CS. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. —Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Koenig, noncommissioned officer in charge of surface transportation at Joint Task Force Civil Support, receives a Flag Letter of Commendation from Navy Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command here, Jan. 29, 2015. Koenig was awarded for being Joint Task Force Civil Support’s enlisted service member of the quarter for 4th quarter. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Navy Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command speaks with members of Joint Task Force Civil Support about sequestration and the importance of JTF-CS’ mission here, Jan. 29, 2015. His visit was part of an overall tour and understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. —Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support speak with Sherry Gortney, wife of Navy Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command and Daneen Roy, wife of Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, JTF-CS commander here, Jan. 29, 2015. Their visit was part of an overall tour and understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va.--Sherry Gortney, wife of Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command and Daneen Roy, wife of Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, Joint Task Force Civil Support commander, pose for a photo here Jan. 29, 2015. Gortney’s visit was part of an overall tour and understanding of JTF-CS operations. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support attend a pandemic tabletop exercise here, Jan. 27, 2015. This type of exercise, hosted by JTF-CS, occurs twice a year and discusses various pandemics including influenza and Ebola, to keep the unit in a readiness posture. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Marine Col. David P. Olszowy, deputy commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support, attends a pandemic tabletop exercise here, Jan. 27, 2015. This type of exercise, hosted by JTF-CS, occurs twice a year and discusses various pandemics including influenza and Ebola, to keep the unit in a readiness posture. JTF-CS anticipates plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin T. Liston)
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Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, visited Joint Task Force Civil Support
Navy Adm. William “Bill” Gortney, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, visited Joint Task Force Civil Support here for an overall tour and understanding of the command, the nations’ only standing chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear joint task force…

Joint Task Force Civil Support civilian receives nomination for top Air Force Civilian honor
Each year the Air Force Association selects one Air Force civilian employee to receive the Outstanding Civilian Employee of the Year Award. One of Joint Task Force Civil Support’s own has moved one step closer to receiving that honor.…

Joint Task Force Civil Support conducts mission command during Exercise Sudden Response 15
Joint Task Force Civil Support practiced deploying a small command and control group in response to a simulated nuclear detonation in Houston, here Dec. 4, 2014, kicking off the command’s Sudden Response (SR) 15 exercise…

Joint Task Force Civil Support welcomes new senior enlisted leader
Joint Task Force Civil Support welcomed its new senior enlisted leader, Navy Command Master Chief Jeffrey Covington, during a change of responsibility ceremony here at Mullan Hall Nov. 14 …

Fort Eustis-based task force tests deployment readiness for CBRN response
Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) conducted a deployment readiness exercise (DRE) to test the unit’s ability to deploy on short notice to anywhere in the U.S. in response to a “no notice” chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) incident …

Joint Task Force Civil Support celebrates 15 years
Members, both past and present, gathered together here Oct. 1 to celebrate the 15th birthday of the nation’s only standing chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear joint task force…

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JLOTS Exercise

    Joint Task Force Civil Support anticipates, plans, and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response operations. When directed, JTF-CS deploys within twenty-four hours of notification to command and control DOD forces in support of civil authority response operations in order to save lives, prevent further injury, and provide temporary critical support to enable community recovery.