LANGLEY AFB, Va. – Air Force Tech. Sgt. Billy Brewer, loadmaster, 315th Airlift Wing guides an Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support into a C-17 Globemaster III during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – An Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support loads into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – An Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support loads into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – An Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support loads into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – An Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil support prepares to be loaded into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – Air Force Tech. Sgt. Billy Brewer, loadmaster, 315th Airlift Wing speaks with Army Capt. Daniel Fermaglich, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) officer, Joint Task Force Civil Support and Army Maj. Jason Roth, executive officer, JTF-CS during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – An Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support prepares to be loaded into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Air Force Lt. Col. Beth Miller)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Marine Corps Maj. Joe Buffamante, exercise planner, Joint Task Force Civil Support gives a brief to JTF-CS members during a deployment readiness exercise here July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support go through a processing line during a deployment readiness exercise here July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support exit vehicles during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. –Air Force Tech. Sgt. Billy Brewer, loadmaster, 315th Airlift Wing and Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Szyszkowski, loadmaster, 315th Airlift Wing guide an Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support is loaded into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Szyszkowski, loadmaster, 315th Airlift Wing guides an Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th AW during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. – Air Force Tech. Sgt. Billy Brewer, loadmaster, 315th Airlift Wing checks the clearance of an Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. -- Air Force Senior Airman Jordan Moore, aircraft load technician, 633rd Air Base Wing ties down an Early Entry Command Post vehicle assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support during a deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The no-notice exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
LANGLEY AFB, Va. -- Early Entry Command Post vehicles assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support sit in the cargo bay of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing during a no-notice deployment readiness exercise at Langley Air Force Base July 23, 2015. The exercise allowed JTF-CS to coordinate with multiple units in an effort to test the ability to deploy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Navy Lt. Cmdr. Al Deguzman, Logistics Officer, Joint Task Force Civil Support and Tim Collins, logistics management specialist, JTF-CS build a ramp during a box truck static load training exercise here July 16, 2015. The training helped JTF-CS members understand the most efficient way to load deployable vehicles in the event of a real world deployment. 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 participate in a box truck static load training exercise here July 16, 2015. The training helped JTF-CS members understand the most efficient way to load deployable vehicles in the event of a real world deployment. 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)
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. -- Navy Capt. Craig Wilson, director of plans and policies, Joint Task Force Civil Support, is “piped ashore” for the final time during his retirement ceremony here July 2, 2015. The ceremony was honoring Wilson’s 26 years of dedicated service to the United States Navy. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Navy Seaman Lindsey Skelton)
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JLOTS Exercise

    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