FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Army Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, commander, U.S. Army North, speaks with Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support Feb. 3, 2016. 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. Perry Wiggins, commander, U.S. Army North, speaks with members of Joint Task Force Civil Support Feb. 3, 2016. 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. Perry Wiggins, commander, U.S. Army North, speaks with Maj. Gen William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support and Col. Christopher Dixon, chief of staff, JTF-CS Feb. 3, 2016. 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. Perry Wiggins, commander, U.S. Army North, speaks with Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Robinson, intelligence specialist, Joint Task Force Civil Support Feb. 3, 2016. 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 partake in a Super Bowl luncheon hosted by Command Master Chief, Jeffrey Covington, JTF-CS senior enlisted leader, Jan. 28, 2016. 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 partake in a Super Bowl luncheon hosted by Command Master Chief, Jeffrey Covington, JTF-CS senior enlisted leader, Jan. 28, 2016. 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 Staff Sgt. Steve Cushamn, Public Affairs noncommissioned officer in charge, Joint Task Force Civil Support speaks with Army Command Sergeant Major, Ronald Orosz, senior enlisted leader, Army North inside Mullan Hall during a distinguished visitor event Jan 13, 2016. 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 Command Master Chief Jeffrey Covington, senior enlisted leader, Joint Task Force Civil Support speaks with Army Command Sergeant Major, Ronald Orosz, senior enlisted leader, Army North inside Mullan Hall during a distinguished visitor event Jan 13, 2016. 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 Command Master Chief Jeffrey Covington, senior enlisted leader, Joint Task Force Civil Support Army Command Sergeant Major, Ronald Orosz, senior enlisted leader, Army North speak with Marine Staff Sgt. Hector Ochoa, joint operations center noncommissioned officer in charge, JTF-CS during a distinguished visitor event Jan 13, 2016. 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 Command Sergeant Major, Ronald Orosz, senior enlisted leader, Army North speaks with Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Brashares, information systems technician, Joint Task Force Civil Support during a distinguished visitor event Jan 13, 2016. 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. -- Gene Carter, information assurance officer, Joint Task Force Civil Support participates in Joint Service Lightweight Suit Technology training Jan. 8, 2016. 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 participates in Joint Service Lightweight Suit Technology training Jan. 8, 2016. 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. -- Gene Carter, information assurance officer, Joint Task Force Civil Support participates in Joint Service Lightweight Suit Technology training Jan. 8, 2016. 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 participates in Joint Service Lightweight Suit Technology training Jan. 8, 2016. 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 participates in Joint Service Lightweight Suit Technology training Jan. 8, 2016. 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. Col. Benjamin Anderson, future operations officer at Joint Task Force Civil Support receives the Defense Meritorious Service Medal from Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, the commanding general of JTF-CS Dec. 14, 2015. 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 -- A cannon fires as unit run by the final checkpoint before finishing a motivational run Dec. 11, 2015. Military and Civilian members of Joint Task Force-Civil Support joined other units aboard the base run to celebrate the Holiday Season and help raise awareness for Toys for Tots. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Marine Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman)
Fort Eustis, VA - Marine Col. Christopher Dixon, the Joint Task Force-Civil Support chief of staff and Navy Master at Arms 2nd Class Steven Rodriguez, JTF-CS intelligence security, lead military and civilian members of JTF-CS during a motivational run Dec. 11, 2015. The joint command joined other units aboard the base run to celebrate the Holiday Season and help raise awareness for Toys for Tots. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Marine Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman)
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Moment’s notice: JTF-CS deploys for readiness exercise
Members of Joint Task Force-Civil Support setup a screen for the operations center at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia Oct. 7, 2015. The unit conducted a deployment readiness exercise, Oct. 6-8, 2015, to test the unit’s ability to quickly deploy and set up a fully functional operations center in the event of a crisis. …

JTF-CS Deployment Readiness Exercise
Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support woke up on the morning of July 23, 2015 to the sound of their phones ringing. The notification told all members to report to the command headquarters no later than 8 a.m. for …

When disaster strikes, JTF-CS responds
Joint Task Force Civil Support ended EXERCISE VIBRANT RESPONSE 15 (VR15), a joint exercise at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Indiana, May 3-8, 2015 …

DCRF and Task Forces collaborate with JTF-CS in mission-readiness exercise
Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support are currently taking part in a Joint Readiness Training Center exercise here, through March 22. The JRTC focuses on improving unit readiness by providing highly …

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…

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Deployment Readiness Exercise (DRE)

    JTF-CS 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 and conducts CBRN response operations in support of civil authority response operations in order to save lives, prevent further injury, and provide temporary critical support to enable community recovery