Archive: 2018

April 12, 2018

JTF-CS Chief Petty Officer wins senior leadership award

Navy Chief Petty Officer Benjamin Allen, the non-commissioned officer in charge of current operations for Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), accepted the 2017 Senior Non Commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Year Award during a ceremony at U.S. Northern Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, April 4, 2018. To win this award,

April 9, 2018

A Different Kind of Spouse Group

Fort Eustis, Virginia - Military spouse groups might prompt thoughts of organizing social events as well as being an invaluable support system. For Carol Gallant, the wife of Army Maj. Gen. Richard Gallant, the commanding general of Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), it’s important to understand the focus of the Key Spouse Group (KSG) she

March 20, 2018

JTF-CS Conducts Mission Planning with DCRF Commanders

FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Commanders and staff members representing Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Response Force (DCRF), U.S. Army North, FEMA, the CBRN Response Enterprise, the 78th Training Division and the 84th Training Command gathered here March 6-8, 2018 to discuss and synchronize

March 20, 2018

Task Force speaks to CBRNE Community at Symposium

Responding to a crisis is inherently complex, so responders of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear community come together at different venues to discuss such challenges and ways to overcome them. One such event was the 6th Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium held March 5-6, 2018 at the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in

Feb. 26, 2018

JTF-CS Improves Deployability with New Tents

Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) held a tent exercise Feb. 14 at its command and control building on Fort Eustis. The exercise served to test the five new tents JTF-CS recently ordered."The new tents will be replacing the previous shelters the command used," said Tim Collins, deputy director of the joint logistics operations center, JTF-CS.

Jan. 26, 2018

Army Aviation Brigade Hones Rescue Skills in Seattle Exercise

FORT LEWIS, Wa. – The 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade (1AD, CAB) from Fort Bliss, Texas, is demonstrating its capabilities in aerial rescue operations during Sudden Response (SR) 18 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, January 23 to 30.   The 1AD, CAB is part of Joint Task Force Civil Support’s (JTF-CS) Defense Chemical,