FORT EUSTIS, Va. – U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Al Deguzman, logistics specialist, Joint Task Force Civil Support, receives the Navy Expeditionary Supply Corp Qualification breast insignia from U.S. Navy Capt. Craig Wilson, director of operations, JTF-CS, during an award ceremony here August 26, 2014. The Navy Expeditionary Supply Corps Qualification Program is designed to recognize significant contributions made by Supply Corps officers while serving in operational expeditionary billets. 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. – U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Al Deguzman, logistics specialist, Joint Task Force Civil Support, receives the Navy Expeditionary Supply Corp Qualification letter from U.S. Navy Capt. Craig Wilson, director of operations, JTF-CS, during an award ceremony here August 26, 2014. The Navy Expeditionary Supply Corps Qualification Program is designed to recognize significant contributions made by Supply Corps officers while serving in operational expeditionary billets. 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. – U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Love, boatswain, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), ground guides a Joint Task Force Civil Support vehicle onto the landing craft during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. – U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Love, boatswain, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), ground guides a Joint Task Force Civil Support vehicle onto the landing craft during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. – U.S. Army Pfc. Branden Phillips, watercraft operator, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), lashes down a Joint Task Force Civil Support vehicle onto the landing craft during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. –U.S. Army Spc. Ryan Sullivan, watercraft operator, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), raises the ensign onto the mast of the landing craft during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise with Joint Task Force Civil Support here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. – U.S. Army Maj. John Burns, daily operations watch officer, Joint Task Force Civil Support, conducts a radio check on a satellite communications radio onboard U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023) during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. –U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), travels along the James River loaded with Joint Task Force Civil Support vehicles during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. –U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Arian Fernandez, vessel master, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), controls the helm of the landing craft during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise with Joint Task Force Civil Support here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. –Crewmembers aboard U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), assist in the lowering of a rescue boat for a simulated man overboard drill during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise with Joint Task Force Civil Support here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. –U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), travels along the James River loaded with Joint Task Force Civil Support vehicles during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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)
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Love, boatswain, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), throws a heaving line to the pier during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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)
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – U.S. Army soldiers from 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary) assist in mooring U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023) to the Trident pier during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise with Joint Task Force Civil Support here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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)
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Love, boatswain, U.S. Army Vessel Hobkirk (LCU 2023), 7th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), ground guides a Joint Task Force Civil Support vehicle from the landing craft during a Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercise here August 14, 2014. JLOTS is the process of loading and unloading equipment and vehicles on vessels without the benefit of a fixed port facility. 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. - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, presents the Joint Service Commendation Medal to U.S. Army Sgt. Diego Smith, future operation noncommissioned officer in charge, JTF-CS, during an awards ceremony here August 8, 2014. Smith was presented the award for his outstanding achievements during Vibrant Response 2014. Vibrant Response is the largest, annual Department of Defense confirmation exercise for specialized response forces to validate their capability to execute mission command, perform technical tasks in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear response and conduct other life-saving missions. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Beth B. Miller)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, presents the Joint Service Achievement Medal to U.S. Army 1st Lt. Melanie McDonald, headquarters support element commander, JTF-CS, during an awards ceremony here August 8, 2014. McDonald was presented the award for her outstanding achievements during Vibrant Response 2014. Vibrant Response is the largest, annual Department of Defense confirmation exercise for specialized response forces to validate their capability to execute mission command, perform technical tasks in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear response and conduct other life-saving missions. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Beth B. Miller)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, presents the Joint Service Achievement Medal to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Koenig, joint movement center coordinator, JTF-CS, during an awards ceremony here August 8, 2014. Koenig was presented the award for his outstanding achievements during Vibrant Response 2014. Vibrant Response is the largest, annual Department of Defense confirmation exercise for specialized response forces to validate their capability to execute mission command, perform technical tasks in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear response and conduct other life-saving missions. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Beth B. Miller)
FORT EUSTIS, Va. - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy, commander, Joint Task Force Civil Support, presents the Joint Service Achievement Medal to U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Francesca Foxx, operations specialist, JTF-CS, during an awards ceremony here August 8, 2014. Foxx was presented the award for her outstanding achievements during Vibrant Response 2014. Vibrant Response is the largest, annual Department of Defense confirmation exercise for specialized response forces to validate their capability to execute mission command, perform technical tasks in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear response and conduct other life-saving missions. JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for CBRN defense support to civil authorities response operations. (Official DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Beth B. Miller)
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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. …

JTF-CS hosts federal homeland response leaders
Military leaders and emergency response representatives met here Feb. 25-27 to discuss how to enhance the ability to rapidly respond in the event of a CBRN disaster in the United States. …

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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.