• Operation Palmetto Punch

    • In Response to: South Carolina Flooding
    • Location: Columbia, SC, USA
    • Active: Oct 11, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015

Objective

Region 4 deployed to Columbia, South Carolina to conduct damage assessments, debris removal, muck outs, and spontaneous volunteer management in coordination with local response agencies.

Operation Overview

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Latest Field Reports

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October 20, 2015 Since Team Rubicon's recon element arrived in Columbia, SC on Oct. 8 as flooding overwhelmed the region, more than 70 members have deployed on Operation: Palmetto Punch with dozens more en route, courtesy of Southwest Air. These workhorses have dropped 3,500 man hours in the field, which included an overnight trek to Charleston to assist a… Read More »

Latest Reflections

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November 25, 2015 Two relief operations with Team Rubicon and volunteer Maurice Grant is certain he's in the right place. Read More »

Supporters of Operation Palmetto Punch

Donor Donation Date
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00June 15, 2016
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00May 15, 2016
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00April 15, 2016
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00March 15, 2016
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00February 15, 2016
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00January 15, 2016
Alice Williams$20.00January 13, 2016
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00December 15, 2015
Alice Williams$20.00December 12, 2015
Marilyn Coppersmith$50.00November 15, 2015
Alice Williams$20.00November 12, 2015
Gerald Barniak$100.00November 02, 2015
Joe Hirsch$20.00November 02, 2015
John Austin$1000.00November 02, 2015
Patrick Reiss$100.00November 02, 2015
Anonymous$10.00November 02, 2015
Dennette Thielen$40.00November 02, 2015
Robert Rittenour$15.00November 01, 2015
Christopher Meagher$100.00November 01, 2015
Thomas Kraft$50.00November 01, 2015
Joan B Rogers$50.00November 01, 2015
Rich Witte$25.00October 31, 2015
Mark Smith$10.00October 31, 2015
Stephen Ellis$100.00October 30, 2015
Elisabeth Martin$100.00October 30, 2015
Subroto Pyne$50.00October 30, 2015
Paula Spencer$15.00October 30, 2015
Anonymous$100.00October 30, 2015
Anonymous$20.00October 30, 2015
Rustin Ristow$60.00October 30, 2015
Traci Louvier$20.00October 30, 2015
Annette Potts$15.00October 30, 2015
Michel Foster$50.00October 30, 2015
Anonymous$20.00October 30, 2015
David Schardt$20.00October 30, 2015
Anonymous$30.00October 30, 2015
Christine Duncan$20.00October 30, 2015
Anonymous$10.00October 30, 2015
Billie Green$10.00October 30, 2015
theresa mackay$10.00October 30, 2015
Jacqueline Adams$50.00October 29, 2015
Anonymous$25.00October 27, 2015
Angelina Taylor$2500.00October 27, 2015
Kenneth DePoutot$100.00October 26, 2015
Anonymous$200.00October 26, 2015
Virginia Dobles$25.00October 26, 2015
Melissa Hall$50.00October 25, 2015
Anonymous$50.00October 25, 2015
Stuart Weiner$50.00October 25, 2015
Anonymous$300.00October 25, 2015

News / Press

Veterans provide flood relief to Midlands communities

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Team Rubicon has cycled more than 70 volunteers through the Midlands to help with flood relief since it arrived earlier in the month. On Wednesday, 20 additional volunteers from all around the country arrived via plane as the veteran group makes their relief effort a national event. Crews consist of volunteers and first… Read More »

Field Reports

Update from Columbia

Since Team Rubicon's recon element arrived in Columbia, SC on Oct. 8 as flooding overwhelmed the region, more than 70 members have deployed on Operation: Palmetto Punch with dozens more en route, courtesy of Southwest Air. These workhorses have dropped 3,500 man hours in the field, which included an overnight trek to Charleston to assist a… Read More »

Reflections

Where I Want to Be

Two relief operations with Team Rubicon and volunteer Maurice Grant is certain he's in the right place. Read More »

TR UK Signs Off in South Carolina

British Army veteran Doug Clark thanks members of Team Rubicon USA for introducing him to an "truly extraordinary family" on Operation: Palmetto Punch. Read More »