Jan. 31, 2019

Army offers more flexibility with new parental leave policy

The Army has doubled the amount of parental leave available to fathers and other secondary caregivers of newborn infants with a policy that also provides more leave flexibility for mothers.

Jan. 30, 2019

DIA director delivers Worldwide Threat Assessment

DIA Director Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, Jr., along with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and the heads of the FBI, National Security Agency, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, and CIA, briefed the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on worldwide threats facing the nation during open and closed sessions Jan. 29, on Capitol Hill.

Dec. 14, 2018

DCRF action officers train for joint operations center success

A trained DCRF is a ready DCRF might be an appropriate bumper sticker.Almost 40 members of the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Force (DCRF) gathered here to

Dec. 13, 2018

Joint Task Force Civil Support is prepared for any CBRN Disaster

Task forces can be formed at the time of a crisis, but a unit in Newport News, Va., Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), works 365 days a year with people on call 24/7 for the past 19 years.“We

Dec. 12, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump visits Joint Base Langley-Eustis

First Lady Melania Trump visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis Soldiers and Airmen today to thank the service members for their sacrifices.“I have said these words before but they are worth repeating. We

Dec. 12, 2018

JTF-CS focuses on catastrophic scenario at Mission Planning Conference 2018

Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) hosted their semi-annual Mission Planning Conference (MPC) that featured a Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill at Fort Eustis, Va. Dec 3 through 4, 2018, with 58

Dec. 12, 2018

Responders Plan for US NORTHCOM’s Largest Annual CBRN Exercise

About 150 active joint, Reserve and National Guard members and DoD civilians from units representing the DoD Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Enterprise (CRE) met for a planning

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

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)

Nov. 1, 2018

Bi-national exercise, Vigilant Shield 19, enhances readiness to defend the homelands

As the sun crept over the Olympic Mountains October 27, sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Mobile Unit (EODMU) 1 assembled their gear on the shore. Their mission – find, render safe, and exploit