FORT EUSTIS, Va. –Air Force Maj. Kevin Wells, Joint Task Force Civil Support finance officer, and his family cut the cake during a retirement ceremony here Oct. 21, 2014. Wells served in the U.S. Air Force with honor and dignity for 24 years. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense support of civil authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Air Force Maj. Kevin Wells, Joint Task Force Civil Support finance officer, is presented a shadow box from Jim Kotrch, JTF-CS finance management deputy director, during a retirement ceremony here Oct. 21, 2014. Military shadow boxes were originally simple boxes in which sailors retiring from shipboard service carried their belongings ashore. Wells served in the Air Force with honor and dignity for 24 years. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense support of civil authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Air Force Maj. Kevin Wells, Joint Task Force Civil Support finance officer, give remarks to the guests during a retirement ceremony here Oct. 21, 2014. Wells served in the Air Force with honor and dignity for 24 years. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense support of civil authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, Joint Task Force Civil Support commander, presents the Air Force Service pin to Michael Shaw, JTF-CS staff judge advocate deputy director, during an awards ceremony here Oct. 17, 2014. Shaw was awarded the pin for recognition of his 20 years of service to the United States government. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, Joint Task Force Civil Support commander, presents the Air Force Certificate of Service to Michael Shaw, JTF-CS staff judge advocate deputy director, during an awards ceremony here Oct. 17, 2014. Shaw was awarded the certificate for recognition of his 20 years of service to the United States government. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Stan Bacon, Joint Task Force Civil Support deputy director of plans and operations, presents Bryson Tumbaga, JTF-CS emergency plans analyst, with a U.S. Northern Command Notable Achievement Letter here Oct. 9, 2014. Tumbaga was presented this award for his exemplary accomplishments within the plans and operations directorate from May 2014 to September 2014. Additionally, he was recognized as a key performer of the Interagency Planning Cell during the 2014 Vibrant Response exercise. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Col. Steven Schweichler, Joint Task Force Civil Support director of logistics and engineering, presents Dianne Galloway, JTF-CS contract management specialist, with a U.S. Northern Command Notable Achievement Letter here Oct. 9, 2014. Galloway was presented this award for her exemplary accomplishments within the logistics directorate from Oct 2013 to September 2014. Additionally, she was recognized for her contributions with operational contract support during the 2014 Vibrant Response exercise. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Col. Steven Schweichler, director of logistics, Joint Task Force Civil Support, presents Timothy Collins, JTF-CS logistics management specialist, with a U.S. Northern Command Notable Achievement Letter here Oct. 9, 2014. Collins was presented this award for his exemplary accomplishments within the logistics directorate from Oct 2013 to September 2014. Additionally, he was recognized for his contributions as logistics management specialist during the 2014 Vibrant Response exercise. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — U.S. Army Lt. Col. David King, Joint Task Force Civil Support director of intelligence, presents Patricia Billups, JTF-CS GIS analyst, with a U.S. Northern Command Notable Achievement Letter here Oct. 9 2014. Billups was presented the award for her exemplary accomplishments within the intelligence directorate from July 2014 to September 2014. Additionally, she was recognized for her contributions as geospatial information system analyst during the 2014 Vibrant Response exercise. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — A cake is displayed to celebrate the 239th Birthday of the United States Navy. Joint Task Force Civil Support personnel assembled to recognize and celebrate the history and contributions of the United States Navy since its inception on Oct. 13, 1775. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Navy Capt. William Hurst, Joint Task Force Civil Support surgeon and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Merriam, JTF-CS operations specialist, cut the birthday cake during the Navy’s 239 birthday celebration here Oct. 9, 2014. JTF-CS personnel assembled to recognize and celebrate the history and contributions of the United States Navy since its inception on Oct. 13, 1775. It is customary for the most senior Navy member, Hurst, and the most junior Navy member, Merriam, to join together to cut the birthday cake. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Joint Task Civil Support Navy personnel assemble for a group photo concluding the 239th Navy Birthday celebration here Oct. 9 2014. JTF-CS personnel recognized and celebrated the history and enormous contributions of the United States Navy since its inception on Oct. 13, 1775. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, Joint Task Force Civil Support commander, presents the Joint Service Commendation Medal to Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Hill, JTF-CS manpower analyst, during an awards ceremony here Oct. 3, 2014. Hill was presented the award for his distinctive accomplishments within the manpower and personnel directorate from December 2011 to October 2014. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, Joint Task Force Civil Support commander, presents the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal to Travis Flowers, JTF-CS information systems administrator, during an awards ceremony here Oct. 3, 2014. Flowers was presented the award for providing expert systems administration and server-level maintenance to U.S. Fleet Forces’ top secret network systems. Flowers was a Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class before joining the JTF-CS family. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Myers, Joint Task Force Civil Support intelligence specialist, recites the oath of enlistment led by the reenlisting officer Navy Capt. Craig Wilson, JTF-CS director of operations, during a reenlistment ceremony here Oct. 1, 2014. Myers reenlisted for two more years in the U.S. Navy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear-Defense Support of Civil Authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Navy Capt. Craig Wilson, Joint Task Force Civil Support director of operations, presents a certificate of reenlistment to Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Myers, JTF-CS intelligence specialist, during a reenlistment ceremony here Oct. 1, 2014. Myers reenlisted for two more years in the U.S. Navy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear-Defense Support of Civil Authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Myers, Joint Task Force Civil Support intelligence specialist, signs his reenlistment paperwork during a reenlistment ceremony here Oct. 1, 2014. Myers reenlisted for two more years in the U.S. Navy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear-Defense Support of Civil Authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gwendolyn Blakley)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kenya Fallin, Joint Task Force Civil Support logistics specialist, is honorably discharged by the reenlisting officer Navy Lt. Cmdr. Al Deguzman, JTF-CS chief of mobility and transportation, during a reenlistment ceremony here Oct. 3, 2014. It is naval tradition to be honorably discharged prior to reenlisting. Fallin reenlisted for six more years in the U.S. Navy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear-Defense Support of Civil Authorities (CBRN-DSCA) response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Dietrick)
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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…

Joint Task Force Civil Support assists 7th Sustainment Brigade in a Joint Logistics Over the Shore training exercise
JTF-CS enhanced their continued partnership with the 7th Transportation Brigade by assisting them in their annual Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) training exercise here August 14. …

Fort Eustis-based homeland security joint task force conducts mission command during exercise “Vibrant Response 14”
JTF-CS participated in Vibrant Response 14, a major joint field training exercise at various locations in south-east Indiana, including the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center and Muscatatuck Urban Training Center…

Joint Task Force Civil Support bids farewell to Mathis, welcomes Roy
Maj. Gen. Jeff W. Mathis III relinquished command of Joint Task Force Civil Support to Maj. Gen. William F. Roy during a change of command ceremony at Seay Plaza July 15.…

Joint Task Force Civil Support Marine balances CrossFit, job duties
It is Wednesday, at 11:25 a.m., at the Anderson Field House here. In a corner past the basketball players, where the music is playing, people are stretching and waiting…

Joint Task Force Civil Support helps preserve historic Nelson House
Joint Task Force Civil Support personnel volunteered their time to the local community to help maintain the grounds of the Nelson House here March 21…

Joint Task Force Civil Support leader discusses unit mission with Chesapeake response team
More than 50 local emergency response volunteers gathered at the Deer Creek Ruritan Club for their quarterly meeting here March 10. …

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JLOTS Exercise

    Joint Task Force Civil Support anticipates, plans, and prepares for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense Support of Civil Authority (CBRN-DSCA) 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.