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The Stories We Tell Ourselves Matter

3 days 11 hours ago
Applying for the Clay Hunt Fellowship Program (CHFP) was something I felt that I needed to do. As a black woman and a U.S. Marine, I am always conscious of the systemic racism my fellow Americans and I have experienced, even after fighting for and serving our country. But, I also needed help transitioning from … Read More

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Atiya L. Corbett, Clay Hunt Fellow, Base Camp 1

Care during COVID-19: A Physician’s Greyshirt Experience

1 week 3 days ago
It was late in the evening after another busy shift in the emergency department. I grabbed my bag, a now-cold cup of coffee, and headed towards my car. I was physically and emotionally drained, but as I flipped through news articles, all centered on the COVID crisis, I wished I could do more. The week … Read More

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Onur M. Yenigun

After Hurricane Dorian, It’s All in the Family

1 week 6 days ago
Standing beside his daughter, Aja Collins, in the tropical heat of the Bahamas in the days after Hurricane Dorian, Michael “Top” Washington thought of his son. This, he imagined, must be what serving with Michael Jr. would have been like. If he’d had that chance.  Top and Aja were in the Abacos to muck houses, … Read More

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Julie H. Case

Greyshirts Take on New Role: Father Figure

2 weeks ago
Some dads draft their kids into Team Rubicon’s volunteer ranks. Some kids draft their fathers instead. And some Greyshirts never get the chance to serve together, but find a father figure in the Team Rubicon’s volunteer ranks, instead. That’s what happened to Jazmin Marshall, Team Rubicon’s major gift officer for the Southeast territory. In 2019, … Read More

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Julie H. Case

After Losing My Father, a Greyshirt Steps In

2 weeks ago
When I saw a job posting in July of 2019 for a major gifts officer based out of Atlanta, GA for an unnamed nonprofit that “serves communities by mobilizing veterans to continue their service, leveraging their skills and experience to help people prepare, respond, and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises,” I was very intrigued. … Read More

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Jazmin Marshall

Fathers and Kids Prove Volunteering is in the Blood

2 weeks 1 day ago
Whenever Patrick and Ian Cobbs hit the road to deploy on a Team Rubicon operation, you can bet ’80s music will be blaring from the speakers. Ian has assembled a playlist specifically for this purpose, and every time he hears a song that he recognizes from “his father’s generation,” he adds it. Already they have … Read More

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Joanna Manning

Team Rubicon UK announces rebrand to RE:ACT

3 weeks 1 day ago
CHILMARK, UK (12 JUNE 2020) – Team Rubicon UK (TRUK) has reached a formal agreement with Team Rubicon, Inc. to end their licence agreement and rebrand as RE:ACT Disaster Response. On announcing the settlement, General Sir Nick Parker, Chairman RE:ACT, said: “I am delighted that Team Rubicon supports us as our charity evolves. We are rebranding to become RE:ACT, and our operation to support the British … Read More

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