Archive: 2018

Dec. 3, 2018

CBRN Response Enterprise Readies for 2019 Exercise Year, Mission

More than 360 active and reserve Army, Navy, and Air Force members and DoD civilians from almost 100 different units nationwide representing the DoD Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Enterprise (CRE) met for a training conference at Camp Atterbury Ind., Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2018 to plan for Exercise Guardian Response 2019

Nov. 29, 2018

Trainers help DoD Response Forces Prepare for 2019 Operations

About 150 attendees and trainers from across the nation met for an introduction to response operations at the DoD Defense CBRN Response Force (DCRF) Mission Year 2019 Mobile Training Team (MTT) training held Nov. 27-29 here. This linked with the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Leadership Development Program (LDP) also preparing the DCRF. The

Nov. 28, 2018

JTF-CS is featured in STAND-TO!, official focus of the U.S. Army

TODAY'S FOCUS: Joint Task Force Civil Support What is it? JTF-CS anticipates, plans and prepares for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) response operations, focusing on strengthening alliances and developing new partners as it trains for time-critical support operations. The unit commands and controls more than 5,000 personnel

Oct. 26, 2018

Eustis-based task force gets new commander

Army Maj. Gen. Bill Hall sometimes uses football analogies to explain his new job at Fort Eustis, and that’s understandable: He’s attended two Super Bowls, although not as a fan.As a military commander at Super Bowls 45 and 49, Hall focused on how authorities would respond in the event of an unthinkable disaster. For him, a Super Bowl was “a big,

Oct. 22, 2018

JTF-CS supports 73rd U.N. General Assembly Operations

A four-man team of Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) planning specialists assisted with the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) operation held Sept. 18 through Oct. 5 in New York City.“This was an opportunity to be in the background, providing analysis and knowing that our work

Oct. 12, 2018

JTF-CS conducts air load reconfiguration proof of concept

JTF-CS held an air load reconfiguration test Oct. 9, 2018 at the C-17 Training Area here to verify safe and secure loading of two box trucks onto a mockup Boeing C-17 Globemaster III.According to Tim Fahey, Chief of the Joint Movement Center at JTF-CS, this test was phase two of a reconfiguration proof of concept that could change how the command