• Operation: Valley Sweep

    • In Response to: Talkeetna Storms
    • Location: Talkeetna, AK
    • Active: Oct 1, 2012 - Oct 7, 2012
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Objective

In Operation Valley Sweep, a TR Region X team reacted to the heavy rains which inundated Talkeetna’s broad river valley. Region X assisted by helping to excavate flooded basements, salvaging what ever they could.

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October 7, 2012 Alaska Operation Hidden Valley AAR AFTER ACTION REPORT Operation name: Operation: Valley Sweep Duration: 6 days execution, 5 days planning / coordination Dates: Execution – 01-07 October 2012, Planning – 26-30 September 2012 Locations: Talkeetna, Willow, Houston, and Wasilla, Alaska Executive Summary Paragraph 1: Pre-Deployment 1. All coordination that went into assembling teams, identifying initial… Read More »

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October 18, 2012 This is my second deployment with Team Rubicon Region X. As a civilian and a firefighter, I am always surprised with the ease at which TR moves through red tape in the pursuit of their missions. The very same hurdles that bog down other aid groups, causing their response to be inadequate or at best… Read More »

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Operation: Valley Sweep (Alaska)

Alaska Operation Hidden Valley AAR AFTER ACTION REPORT Operation name: Operation: Valley Sweep Duration: 6 days execution, 5 days planning / coordination Dates: Execution – 01-07 October 2012, Planning – 26-30 September 2012 Locations: Talkeetna, Willow, Houston, and Wasilla, Alaska Executive Summary Paragraph 1: Pre-Deployment 1. All coordination that went into assembling teams, identifying initial… Read More »

Reflections

Operation: Valley Sweep – Personal Reflection from Firefighter Jeremy Frazier

This is my second deployment with Team Rubicon Region X. As a civilian and a firefighter, I am always surprised with the ease at which TR moves through red tape in the pursuit of their missions. The very same hurdles that bog down other aid groups, causing their response to be inadequate or at best… Read More »