• Operation: Rocky Top

    • In Response to: Tornadoes in East Tennessee
    • Location: Speedwell, TN 37870, USA
    • Active: Jul 29, 2014 - Aug 7, 2014
    Donate to TR

Objective

Team Rubicon volunteers provided relief in the wake of an EF3 tornado affecting the communities of Doakes Creek and Speedwell, Tennessee.

Operation Overview

View All Photos »

Latest Field Reports

View All »

July 29, 2014 Severe weather, including an EF3 tornado, swept through East Tennessee on Sunday causing extensive damage to properties in Campbell and Claiborne Counties. After deploying a reconnaissance team in the immediate wake of the storms, Region 4 is launching Operation: Rocky Top and calling on members within 300 miles of LaFollette, TN to provide relief in the coming days.… Read More »

Latest Reflections

View All »

August 6, 2014 Retired Army Major Mike Parham weighs in on the many roles he's held with Team Rubicon since joining last year. Currently, he's serving as the Incident Commander for Operation: Rocky Top in Tennessee. Read More »

Supporters of Team Rubicon

Donor Donation Date

News / Press

Team of veterans help clean up after Claiborne County tornado

SPEEDWELL, Tenn. (WVLT) - The huge cleanup in Claiborne and Campbell counties is underway. And all the tornado damage couldn't have been cleared away up without the help of neighbors far and wide. Through the roar of chain saws, it's hard to tell this group apart from any of the others lending a hand. "Disasters really… Read More »

Field Reports

We’re Launching Operation: Rocky Top

Severe weather, including an EF3 tornado, swept through East Tennessee on Sunday causing extensive damage to properties in Campbell and Claiborne Counties. After deploying a reconnaissance team in the immediate wake of the storms, Region 4 is launching Operation: Rocky Top and calling on members within 300 miles of LaFollette, TN to provide relief in the coming days.… Read More »

Reflections

Spreading Some Magic in Tennessee

Retired Army Major Mike Parham weighs in on the many roles he's held with Team Rubicon since joining last year. Currently, he's serving as the Incident Commander for Operation: Rocky Top in Tennessee. Read More »

Finding My Utopia

Volunteer Aaron Marshall finds his sweet spot while helping communities in need through Team Rubicon. Read More »