Dan’s Gift

| Posted By: Kirk Jackson
Dan’s Gift

Master Sgt. Daniel R. Wassom II died shielding his daughter from debris as a tornado ripped apart his home. That’s all we knew as we walked up to the property in Vilonia, AR. This man was another tragic casualty from the indiscriminate storm that ripped through central Arkansas on April 27. But also being a father of two, Dan’s sacrifice resonated very deeply with me.... Read More »

Get Your Kicks in Region 6

| Posted By: Mike Lee
Get Your Kicks in Region 6

All the TR kids with the pumped up kicks – spring has sprung, along with storm season, and we’ve got some service projects popping up in Region 6 this May:  Saturday, May 3 in Moore, Oklahoma: We‘re heading back to Moore and the Orr Family Farm. We helped the Orrs rebuild during Operation: Starting Gun, and they’ve since become good friends and generous supporters. We’ve got a full weekend... Read More »

Christa López Recalls Her First Date with TR

| Posted By: Mike Lee
Christa López Recalls Her First Date with TR

I was studying for a second Master’s degree in emergency and disaster management when a classmate mentioned Team Rubicon. I’ve been a first responder since 2002 and deployed on several disaster responses in the U.S. but had never heard of them. So I did some research and what I found, I really liked. Team Rubicon was about veteran reintegration, merging the skills of trained first... Read More »