• Operation: Turkey Scout Team

    • In Response to: Van Earthquake
    • Location: Van, Turkey
    • Active: Oct 24, 2011 to Oct 29, 2011
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Mike Lee

Mike Lee, a native of Chicago, graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Creative Writing. At LMU, Mike developed international and domestic volunteer trips and served as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Student Veterans Organization. Mike’s professional background is in advertising and marketing, and has experience in executing large print and digital campaigns for non-profit and tourism clients. He lives in Los Angeles where he thinks a lot about dogs, bourbon, and the Chicago Bears.

On October 23rd, the eastern city of Van was struck by a 7.2 M earthquake leveling more than 2,000 structures and burying hundreds of victims under rubble. TR deployed an initial scout team the next day. The recon team consisted of two former Air Force PJ’s with equipment and technical rescue certifications in Confined Space/Structural Collapse.

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03-22-2012 – Open publication - Free publishing - More team rubicon ... Read More »

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10-28-2011 – 26 October 2011 Snow covered the local mountain ranges, and sprinkled all the way down to the 7000 ft mark. Ercis sat just above 5000 ft, so we were spared from the snow for the time being. The rain ca... Read More »

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Thomas Overbey$23.02September 30, 2016
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Kyle Yohe$2100.00September 29, 2016
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