Archive: 2020

Oct. 16, 2020

JTF-CS Completes Deployment Exercise

FORT LEE, Va. -- As part of an exercise to verify its military air load and prepare the command for rapid deployment anywhere in the country, teams from Joint Task Force - Civil Support convoyed its deployable vehicles to Fort Lee and loaded them onto a C-17 Globemaster III cargo trainer, Oct. 14-15.JTF-CS members practiced convoy procedures,

Oct. 14, 2020

JTF-CS Command Chaplain receives 2020 MCA Distinguished Service Award

The Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) Command Chaplain was recognized by the Military Chaplains Association as the Army Reserve Distinguished Chaplain for 2020 during a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Columbia, S.C.Army Maj. Steven Roby served double-duty as the full-time JTF-CS Chaplain and a Virginia Beach pastor since February when JTF-CS

Sept. 24, 2020

JTF-CS, DCRF Units Complete Exercise Vibrant Response 2020 Lite

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) along with the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Response Force (DCRF) successfully completed Vibrant Response 2020 (VR20) Lite, Sept. 18.           This year’s iteration of the annual exercise was based around response to a simulated nuclear blast in a U.S.

May 22, 2020

NY 24th CST Exemplifies Unity of Effort During Pandemic Response

NEW YORK (May 20, 2020) – The 24th Civil Support Team showcased the unity of effort the Department of Defense achieved across its entire joint, active and reserve force during the COVID 19 pandemic response. The commanding general of Task Force Northeast recognized the New York National Guard unit during a ceremony for their outstanding support as

Feb. 25, 2020

JTF-CS Conducts Routine Vehicle Roll Out

Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) personnel assigned to the early entry command post (EECP) participated in a routine vehicle roll out evolution, Feb. 24.Each month the command cycles two of its six chalks, or groups of vehicles, through the roll out procedure where personnel perform vehicle maintenance, line the vehicles up in formation and

Jan. 9, 2020

Joint Task Force Civil Support holds Staff Academics for SR20

Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) and Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Force (DCRF) command and staff held a staff academics conference at the command’s headquarters, Jan. 6-8.The event was held to reinforce doctrinal knowledge and ensure command personnel and DCRF task force planners are well-versed