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Operation: Seabird Photo Exhibit Displayed at Philippine Embassy

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Mike Lee

Mike Lee, a native of Chicago, graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Creative Writing. At LMU, Mike developed international and domestic volunteer trips and served as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Student Veterans Organization. Mike’s professional background is in advertising and marketing, and has experience in executing large print and digital campaigns for non-profit and tourism clients. He lives in Los Angeles where he thinks a lot about dogs, bourbon, and the Chicago Bears.

On Jan. 16, members of the United States Marine Corps, Mammoth Medical Missions, and Team Rubicon gathered at the Philippine Embassy for its first Talakayan sa Pasuguan Townhall Meeting of 2014 to share experiences from their disaster relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

Born and raised in the Philippines, Air Force veteran and TR member Lourdes Tiaglo shared experiences from Operation: Seabird at the Philippine Embassy.
Born and raised in the Philippines, Air Force veteran and TR member Lourdes Tiglao shared experiences from Operation: Seabird at the Philippine Embassy.

Air Force veteran Lourdes Tiglao and Army veterans Kate Oliver and Kristen Rouse, among the first to deploy to the Philippines with TR during Operation: Seabird, attended the meeting and ribbon-cutting ceremony for a TR photo exhibit to be displayed at Romulo Hall through the end of the month. The exhibit is open to the public and features photos from the first days of TR’s response. If you’re near D.C., take a gander.

Army veterans Kate Oliver and Kristen Rouse glance at the TR photo exhibit capturing the first days of Operation: Seabird.
Army veterans Kate Oliver and Kristen Rouse glance at the TR photo exhibit capturing the first days of Operation: Seabird.

We’re thankful to have Ambassador Cuisia‘s support, along with that of the USMC and Mammoth Medical Missions, who played an integral role in providing relief to the hard-hit communities of Tacloban, Tanauan, Tolosa, and Carigara.

Displayed at Romulo Hall, the Operation: Seabird photo exhibit is open to the public through the end of January 2014.
Displayed at Romulo Hall, the Operation: Seabird photo exhibit is open to the public through January 2014.