“During that Four-Day Deployment, I Wasn’t a Cancer Patient”

| Posted By: Miriam Greenfield
“During that Four-Day Deployment, I Wasn’t a Cancer Patient”

Volunteer Miriam Greenfield finds strength through service and support through her Team Rubicon network. ... Read More »

Toolkit for Tackling Mental Health

| Posted By: Jennifer Lawrence
Toolkit for Tackling Mental Health

Region I Wellness Manager Jennifer Lawrence offers ideas, tools, and resources to help you take action to support yourself and others facing mental health issues.... Read More »

Team Rubicon Participates in Harvard’s Humanitarian Simulation

Members from Region 1 had the opportunity to participate in one of the most comprehensive and reality-based humanitarian simulations of its kind. ... Read More »

Big Dig, Bigger Hearts

| Posted By: Robert Farquhar
Big Dig, Bigger Hearts

Longtime donor Robert Farquhar reflects on receiving support from our team after enduring a brutal winter storm in New Hampshire. ... Read More »

Saving Santa a Trip

| Posted By: Dana Braverman
Saving Santa a Trip

Members in Region 1 helped serve those in need this holiday. ... Read More »

Bringing Calm After the Storm

| Posted By: Alan Mangan
Bringing Calm After the Storm

This weekend, I was lucky enough today to see what it’s like to have Team Rubicon come to your house and take care of business. I’ve been a volunteer with TR for a while, and it’s been a privilege to be given to chance to deploy on relief operations. After the last few days, I see the experience in a new light. During a snowstorm on Wednesday, a... Read More »

You Know You’re From Region 1 When…

| Posted By: Dana Braverman
You Know You’re From Region 1 When…

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Thirteen Years Ago on This Day

| Posted By: Josh Logan
Thirteen Years Ago on This Day

Thirteen years ago today, I was 12 years old, attending my first week of school in junior high and relatively nervous about the entire endeavor. You see, I used to have a serious anxiety problem and new things were comparable to torture. So here I am, anxious from my surroundings in an awkward stage of life. Our second bell of the day rings out and we... Read More »

Preventing Suicide Among the TR Ranks

| Posted By: Jeremy Bersin
Preventing Suicide Among the TR Ranks

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs Suicide Data Report, 2012, “An estimated 22 veterans will have died from suicide each day in the calendar year 2010.” Extrapolate that, and you get over 8,000 veteran suicides annually, a number far too large to not act. With those statistics in mind, Region 1 wrapped up June 2014 with a weekend-long Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training (ASIST) where about 20 volunteers... Read More »

Q&A with Korengal Director Sebastian Junger

| Posted By: Dana Braverman
Q&A with Korengal Director Sebastian Junger

This past weekend, a group of nearly 30 Team Rubicon members gathered near Boston to see Sebastian Junger’s new documentary, Korengal. The film is Junger’s second following 2nd Platoon, B Co, 2/503rd IN, 173rd Airborne’s 2007-2008 deployment to the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. Korengal is an attempt to show the realities of war absent from most Hollywood productions: the mind-numbing boredom between patrols, the crushing drop in adrenaline after a... Read More »