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Burma 2012 – post 2

Boots on the ground!  Once we arrived at our host village at an undisclosed location to get settled in, we struck out on a road march to another Karen village […]

Burma 2012 – post 1

This is the first in a series of posts documenting Team Rubicon’s humanitarian mission to the Thai-Burma border. In October of 2012 Team Rubicon sent a team of doctors, medics […]

Burma 2012 AAR

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Thai/Burma Border After Action Report

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Mission Karen-Shan – Shan Training Week – Photo Journal

 Below is a visual representation of Team Rubicon’s training course with Shan student medics in Loi Tai Leng, Burma. In early September, a hybrid TR team of military veterans and […]

Former Army Medic Jason Jarvis Reflects on Burma

Last year I attended Team Rubicon’s media presentation at the annual Special Operations Medical Association conference in Tampa, Florida. I was floored by what I heard and saw. At last, […]

Mission Karen-Shan – Shan Training Week – Post 3

We arrived at Mae Salong in the Northwest region of Thailand after a 3-hour truck ride riddled with fog. This would be the rendezvous point with our Free Burma Ranger […]

Mission Karen-Shan – Karen Prosthetic Lab – Photo Journal

Landmines lay hidden on the jungle floor throughout the Karen region. As Karen soldiers perform recon missions to scout out Burmese military positions they are sometimes forced to carve new […]

Mission Karen-Shan – Reflection by Marine Veteran Andrew Stevens

We wasted no time in beginning our training. After what seemed like an endless cycle of international travel, ever-fluctuating time zones, and “hurrying up to wait”, everyone was exited to […]

Mission Karen-Shan – Karen Training Week – Photo Journal

 Below is a visual representation of Team Rubicon’s training course with the Karen IDP’s on the Thai/Burma border.  To read more about this project, click here: http://teamrubiconusa.org/2011-project-karen-shan-karen-training-week/ *All photography by […]