• Operation: Valley Forge

    • In Response to: Winter Storm Nika
    • Location: Chester County, PA
    • Active: Feb 5, 2014 - Feb 10, 2014
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Objective

Winter Storm Nika brought freezing rain and downed power lines and trees in PA. Region 3 launched Operation: Valley Forge to begin debris removal and chainsaw operations, assisting 26 homeowners in the process.

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February 27, 2014 As Team Rubicon volunteers, we take pride in our collective ability to adapt to adverse conditions and tackle the jobs that others can’t or won't. We’ve brought the skills we’ve developed through our experiences both on and off the battlefield to aid in disaster zones across the globe. However, we'd be lying if we said… Read More »

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May 4, 2011 My Team Rubicon experience began in February 2010. I met Jake and Clay in DC, when we were all participants in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America's annual Storm the Hill advocacy campaign. It was Team Rubicon's inaugural heyday, just after they'd come home from Haiti. I loved the story. I was smitten. I left… Read More »

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Trained and Ready

As Team Rubicon volunteers, we take pride in our collective ability to adapt to adverse conditions and tackle the jobs that others can’t or won't. We’ve brought the skills we’ve developed through our experiences both on and off the battlefield to aid in disaster zones across the globe. However, we'd be lying if we said… Read More »

Update on Operation: Valley Forge

At the request of the Chester County Department of Emergency Services (CCDES), we launched Operation: Valley Forge on Wednesday to assist homeowners affected by the severe ice storm that trampled through Pennsylvania. Several dozen volunteer members from multiple states dug in and assisted with chainsaw operations, debris removal, and logging damage assessments through Palantir Technologies. As… Read More »

Volunteers Needed on Operation: Valley Forge

Additional volunteers are needed to provide relief in Southeastern Pennsylvania on Operation: Valley Forge. Members who live within 250 miles of Downington, PA and are available to lend a hand in the coming days are encouraged to register their availability through OrgAction and fill out this Google Form. Looking to round out our chainsaw, debris… Read More »

We’re Launching Operation: Valley Forge

Winter Storm Nika ripped through Southeastern Pennsylvania early this morning, dumping all sorts of freezing rain and knocking down power lines and trees in its path. Damage assessments are currently underway in Chester County, and Region 3 is launching Operation: Valley Forge to assist with debris removal. We'll be standing up a chainsaw-savvy team of TR… Read More »

Reflections

Air Force Veteran Nicole Green Reflects on Tuscaloosa

My Team Rubicon experience began in February 2010. I met Jake and Clay in DC, when we were all participants in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America's annual Storm the Hill advocacy campaign. It was Team Rubicon's inaugural heyday, just after they'd come home from Haiti. I loved the story. I was smitten. I left… Read More »