• 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 »

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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 »