FORT EUSTIS, Virginia--U.S. Navy Logistics Specialist 1st Class S. Laquita Brooks accepts the Military Citizen of the Year Award for the Navy for the Virginia Peninsula in Newport News, Virginia August 18, 2016. (Official DOD photo by Tamara Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Virginia--The Defense CBRN Response Force units commanders gather together for several days of briefing at JTF-CS to improve strategies and strengthen communications in support of the mission. 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, Virginia--Maj. Gen. Gallant briefs the Defense CBRN Response Force unit commanders at JTFCS August 2, 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, Virginia--Members of the Joint Task Force Civil Support Color Guard stand at attention during the JTF-CS change of command ceremony July 29, 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, Virginia--Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, NORAD NORTHCOM and Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, commander, JTF-CS exchange the colors during the JTF-CS change of command ceremony July 29, 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, Virginia--Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, NORAD NORTHCOM and Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, commander, JTF-CS pose for a photo during the JTF-CS change of command ceremony July 29, 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, Virginia--Members of the U.S. Army training and Doctrine command fire cannons during the JTF-CS change of command ceremony July 29, 2016. 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 -- Members of the Joint Task Force Civil Support and their families gather together for food, fun and activities during the JTFCS Family Day Picnic at Fort Eustis, Va. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Va -- Members of the Joint Task Force Civil Support and their families gather together for food, fun and activities during the JTFCS Family Day Picnic at Fort Eustis, Va. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. –- Members of the Joint Task Force Civil Support and their families gather together for food, fun and activities during the JTFCS Family Day Picnic at Fort Eustis, Va. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. –- Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support participate in an Army birthday celebration run at Fort Eustis June 14, 2016. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. –- Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support participate in an Army birthday celebration run at Fort Eustis June 14, 2016. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support participate in an Army birthday celebration run at Fort Eustis June 14, 2016. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support participate in an Army birthday celebration run at Fort Eustis June 14, 2016. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Tammy Cario)
Camp Atterbury, Ind. -- Navy Lt. Tracy Culbert, Chief of Current IT Operations with JTF-CS, runs cable in support of Exercise Vibrant Response at Camp Atterbury, Ind., May 6, 2016. JTF-CS anticipates, plans, and prepares for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response operations. (Official DOD photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Harding)
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JTF-CS Sailor Receives Military Citizen of the Year Award
U.S. Navy Logistics Specialist 1st Class S. Laquita Brooks was awarded the Military Citizen of the Year for the Navy for the Virginia Peninsula in Newport News, Virginia August 18, 2016…

Joint Task Force Civil Support Welcomes New Commanding General
Joint Task Force Civil Support welcomed its new commanding general, Army Maj. Gen. Richard J. Gallant, during a change of command ceremony at Seay Plaza, on Fort Eustis, July 29…

CBRN Response: Joint Task Force hosts DCRFs commanders
More than 80 commanders and staff members representing several units from across the United States gathered Feb. 9-11, 2016 to discuss and synchronize their role as responders following a complex catastrophe…

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 …

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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