• Operation Gingerbread Man

    • In Response to: Hidden Pines Fire
    • Location: Bastrop, TX 78602, USA
    • Active: Oct 30, 2015 - Nov 11, 2015
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Objective

Region 6 responded to the Hidden Pines Fire in Texas to assist with debris removal operations after more than 60 homes were destroyed.

Operation Overview

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Latest Field Reports

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November 5, 2015 In case you were wondering why we named a wildfire response after a delicious cookie featured in children's stories, well, it's because Bastrop County, TX is home to the world's largest permanent gingerbread man "Smitty," made from the mold of one seriously large edible cookie. In 2006, Smitty weighed 1,308 lbs, 8 oz and measured… Read More »

Latest Reflections

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November 19, 2015 Army veteran April Burge honed in on the type of company she wants to keep while serving the community of Bastrop, TX with Team Rubicon. Read More »

Supporters of Team Rubicon

Donor Donation Date
Blossom Handelsman$50.00January 20, 2017
Margo Himes$10.00January 20, 2017
William Newland$11.00January 20, 2017
Amy Renaud-Mutart$20.00January 20, 2017
Jacqueline Severidt$100.00January 20, 2017
Sonja Johnson$10.00January 20, 2017
THOMAS BESWICK$25.00January 20, 2017
Marshall Mayer$5.47January 20, 2017
Kelly Floria$250.00January 20, 2017
Warren Fitzpatrick$25.00January 20, 2017
Gayle K Franz$10.00January 20, 2017
Bari Phillips$40.00January 19, 2017
Julie Mattix$10.00January 19, 2017
Pinchas Balsam$500.00January 19, 2017
Pinchas Balsam$500.00January 19, 2017
Neely Miller$5.00January 19, 2017
Rosally Sapla$30.00January 19, 2017
Cara Lynch$25.00January 19, 2017
Kathryn Nauman$25.00January 19, 2017
Kieran Healy$50.00January 19, 2017
Earl & Florine Bradley$25.00January 19, 2017
Debra Neely$10.00January 19, 2017
Devashish Bangar$25.00January 19, 2017
Atul Dhuria$11.00January 19, 2017
Pete Farmer$25.00January 19, 2017
Kathleen I Cooper$11.00January 19, 2017
Kathy Copple$5.00January 19, 2017
Mariko Oneill$25.00January 19, 2017
Tyler Love$10.00January 19, 2017
Angela Lusk$50.00January 18, 2017
David Ward$50.00January 18, 2017
Katherine Gorzka$30.00January 18, 2017
Geoffrey Richardson$25.00January 18, 2017
Dipali Mehta$11.00January 18, 2017
Carie Lemack$11.00January 18, 2017
gerard casey$10.00January 18, 2017
Michelle Reihel$11.00January 18, 2017
Michael Fitzgerald$11.00January 18, 2017
Devin Carlson$11.00January 18, 2017
Patricia Goodman$11.00January 18, 2017
Rodney Gorzka$25.00January 18, 2017
Michael Royce$600.00January 18, 2017
Samuel Korman$25.00January 18, 2017
Becky Baker$31.61January 18, 2017
Jessica Griffiths$10.00January 17, 2017
Joseph Furnari$25.00January 17, 2017
Pamela Smith$100.00January 17, 2017
Yohannes Bennehoff$50.00January 17, 2017
Dana Adrian$20.00January 17, 2017
Dror Matalon$52.47January 17, 2017

News / Press

Rugged devices aid Team Rubicon’s disaster relief efforts

What is Team Rubicon? Watching tornadoes ravage the town of Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013, John New had a visceral reaction. He needed to be out there, helping the victims pick up the pieces of their lives. “When I saw the footage it felt very personal,” he said. A former Army intelligence operator, New… Read More »

Field Reports

What’s with Operation: Gingerbread Man?

In case you were wondering why we named a wildfire response after a delicious cookie featured in children's stories, well, it's because Bastrop County, TX is home to the world's largest permanent gingerbread man "Smitty," made from the mold of one seriously large edible cookie. In 2006, Smitty weighed 1,308 lbs, 8 oz and measured… Read More »

Reflections

The Company You Keep

Army veteran April Burge honed in on the type of company she wants to keep while serving the community of Bastrop, TX with Team Rubicon. Read More »

Bastrop Over Belize

Former U.S. Army Logistics Officer Ben Eichel chose to support the wildfire relief effort in Bastrop, TX over scuba diving in Belize. Read More »

Serving Alongside the Helfrich Family

The team in Texas had the honor of assisting Keith Helfrich, an Army Special Forces veteran of 26 years, whose property was affected by the Hidden Pines Fire. Read More »