• Operation Flood Wrangler

    • In Response to: Detroit Flooding
    • Location: Dearborn, MI, USA
    • Active: Aug 15, 2014 - Aug 29, 2014

Objective

Team Rubicon Region V deployed on flood recovery operations in Dearborn, MI after heavy rains flooded the greater Detroit area. Approximately 2,500 homes in Dearborn suffered flood damage.

Operation Overview

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Latest Field Reports

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August 15, 2014 On August 11, 2014, 6.31” of rain fell on Dearborn, Michigan and surrounding areas. This was the second highest 24-hour rainfall amount in the Detroit metropolitan area since 1925. Substantial damages to residences and city properties occurred, including Dearborn’s City Hall, primarily in the form of basement and first floor flooding. According to the Team… Read More »

Latest Reflections

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August 18, 2014 Some of the things that veterans miss when they leave the military are working as a member of a team, a sense of mission and purpose, and interacting with other veterans. Read More »

Supporters of Operation Flood Wrangler

Donor Donation Date
Ashley Lesser$40.00August 24, 2014

News / Press

Team Rubicon: Veterans help flood victims

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player WDIV Detroit DEARBORN, Mich. - They served in the military at different times. “I am actually still serving, I am an Army reservist,” said Eric Burghardt of Kalamazoo. They served at different places. “I’m a Vietnam veteran, so I am considered one of the older guys in the group,” said… Read More »

Field Reports

Operation: Flood Wrangler launched

On August 11, 2014, 6.31” of rain fell on Dearborn, Michigan and surrounding areas. This was the second highest 24-hour rainfall amount in the Detroit metropolitan area since 1925. Substantial damages to residences and city properties occurred, including Dearborn’s City Hall, primarily in the form of basement and first floor flooding. According to the Team… Read More »

Reflections

First Deployment

Some of the things that veterans miss when they leave the military are working as a member of a team, a sense of mission and purpose, and interacting with other veterans. Read More »