Bringing Back the Brotherhood

| Posted By: Alexendra Tievy
Bringing Back the Brotherhood

On October 18, members of Team Rubicon SoCal converged on a private campsite in Acton, California for an overnight trip that overflowed with camaraderie, hearty laughs, and newfound personal connections. While not your standard TR relief operation, preparatory skills for disaster relief were also provided in the form of chainsaw training. One participant noted, “It’s the personal connections that really make TR a community. Volunteers... Read More »

At Stuart’s Service

| Posted By: Raymond Cheung
At Stuart’s Service

There were no chainsaws or hard hats and just one scoop shovel involved, but Team Rubicon members rocked a service project for a Vietnam-era veteran in Venice, CA on Sunday afternoon. That veteran, Stuart Sarbone, served in the United States Army Quartermaster Corps and received an Army commendation for how he “revolutionized the way the Quartermaster Corps sorts and orders” according to long-time friend and... Read More »

Worth the Fight

| Posted By: Alexendra Tievy
Worth the Fight

I received an email through Team Rubicon detailing a service project to help a woman living in Hemet, CA. She was the mother-in-law to three Marines and suffering from a rare form of cancer. She needed help refurbishing her home prior to its impending sale and her inevitable move to a treatment facility. When I arrived, I met Kendra, a Marine veteran and our team... Read More »

Grandma’s Fry Bread – James Sarabia Reflects on Operation: Rising Mesa

There’s something about our elder Americans that can grasp a young man’s soul quicker than the glint of gold, the allure of money, and more lasting than any blockbuster film. In the devastation of Moore, Oklahoma, I had the supreme privilege of meeting a gentleman named Gerald. His father had died in World War II when Gerald was four. Sitting on Gerald’s muddy porch in... Read More »