• Operation: Karen Shan

    • In Response to: Thai/Burma Border
    • Location: Thailand/Burma Border
    • Active: Aug 1, 2010 - Aug 10, 2010
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TR deployed a team of medics to the Thai/Burma border to train local populations in emergency medicine and water and sanitary health practices.

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August 4, 2010 Travel continues on the second day as the team moves closer to the border and its training site. The team, lead by Bob Thomann, arrived at the small river village of Mae Sariang after a four hour drive down the wet and narrow road leading out of Chiang Mai. One last meeting was held with… Read More »

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Team Rubicon in Thailand Day 2

Travel continues on the second day as the team moves closer to the border and its training site. The team, lead by Bob Thomann, arrived at the small river village of Mae Sariang after a four hour drive down the wet and narrow road leading out of Chiang Mai. One last meeting was held with… Read More »

Team Leader Bob Thomann Updates from Chiang Mai

Team Rubicon’s group arrived in Chiang Mai after it’s 40 hour, nearly 13000 mile trek from the states. On its arrival, the five man detachment successfully linked up with its partner NGO in country and received a night briefing on the mission and the general situation on the ground. During the meeting, a heavy rain… Read More »

Team Rubicon Arrives in Thailand

Scribe’s update August 3, 2010 (Local) After almost 45 hours, we’re on the ground in Thailand! The combined team departed LAX at around 2230 on a near moonless night for what was a grueling, 12 plus hour flight. I’ve now fully come to the conclusion that long flights are just forms of self inflicted torture… Read More »

Brunton Outdoor Donates Gear

Brunton Outdoor Group donated four 50 watt portable solar panels to Team Rubicon this week. Team Rubicon will be using these panels to generate power for communication equipment in the field. This will enable the team to update social media posts, keeping our supporters informed of the latest mission developments. Many thanks to Ryan Perry… Read More »

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