Send in the Greyshirts

| Posted By: Chris Lyon
Send in the Greyshirts

1625 Friday 2nd September – Step 1.  Receive warning order from TR GlobalWe got the nudge from TR Global that they may need us to deploy 7 individual augmentees to Operation Geaux Big, a TR USA led operation in Louisiana to assist with the ongoing response and recovery efforts after severe flooding caused a state of emergency to be declared in mid August. Always on a bloody Friday, right? Surely everyone... Read More »

Italy Earthquake Update

| Posted By: Chris Lyon
Italy Earthquake Update

TR UK continues to liaise with the Italian authorities following the 6.2 magnitude earthquake. Team Leader Paul Taylor said “The Italian response has been formidable and the recce team was incredibly impressed with their efforts at such a devastating time.  We have conducted assessments of the affected areas and found the situation well managed. We were able to gain valuable eyes on the situation and... Read More »

Italy Earthquake

| Posted By: Chris Lyon
Italy Earthquake

Team Rubicon UK has an assessment team of three military veterans, all qualified medics, en route to Italy following the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that has devastated communities and left hundreds dead and many more missing. One of the team deploying has family based nearby the affected area and knows the local community well. The epicentre was in the village of Accumoli, Rieti, and aftershocks have... Read More »

Getting fired up for fundraising

| Posted By: Sarah Roberts
Getting fired up for fundraising

Hiya, I’m Sarah and I am the Community & Events Fundraising Manager at Team Rubicon UK. My background is working in the charity sector, and for the past 5 years I have worked for a national children’s charity based in Devon. I remember reading the advert for my job at Team Rubicon UK – I really liked Team Rubicon’s dual mission in providing disaster relief... Read More »

You don’t have to be a Greyshirt to work here, but it helps

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
You don’t have to be a Greyshirt to work here, but it helps

For the last six months, I have been working for Team Rubicon UK alongside an amazing staff team that has expanded from three to nine full-timers, with me working part time. I’ve been working to increase our social media reach and develop Team Rubicon UK’s tone of voice, building on the solid foundations laid by our friend Kate Browne of Team Rubicon USA. I was... Read More »

Commemorating the Centenary of the Fovant Badges

| Posted By: Chris Lyon
Commemorating the Centenary of the Fovant Badges

On Tuesday afternoon the Team Rubicon UK staff team took some time out of the office to participate in a little bit of military history by helping to carve a new badge in honour of the centenary of the Fovant badges. Fovant is famous for the regimental badges carved into the chalk downs above the village. The first of these badges was carved in 1916... Read More »

Team Rubicon Global announces American Express and the Bob Woodruff Foundation as founding Sponsors

Los Angeles, Calif. – Team Rubicon Global (TRG) is excited to announce the receipt of generous grants from American Express and the Bob Woodruff Foundation to advance its mission to provide veterans around the world with opportunities to serve others in the wake of disasters. As founding sponsors, these respected organizations are valued partners in the multinational expansion of the Team Rubicon network. “The grants from American Express and the... Read More »

A year to the day – Looking back at Operation: Tenzing

| Posted By: Chris Lyon
A year to the day – Looking back at Operation: Tenzing

We had it all planned out. The not-even-official-yet Team Rubicon UK had already had representatives deploy with our US counterparts on a number of missions. We had already organised a 10 strong team to conduct a school rebuild in the Philippines over the summer. Leave was booked. Permissions were sought. The team was built. Then, at 0700 on Monday the 27th April 2015, I got... Read More »

Team Rubicon UK – One Year On

| Posted By: General Sir Nick Parker
Team Rubicon UK – One Year On

One year on I have been reflecting on the extraordinary journey that Team Rubicon has been on since we decided to send UK ex-Servicemen and women to help in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake.  Some time before, I had been inspired by the ethos and values of this US based charity which unashamedly exploited the potential of veterans to provide immediate response to disasters... Read More »

HISTORY announces global support for  Team Rubicon, a military veterans volunteer charity deploying emergency assistance in disaster zones

TEAM RUBICON UK CSR CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES ON ANNIVERSARY OF NEPAL EARTHQUAKE, APRIL 25TH CAMPAIGN DEBUTS AFTER PRINCE HARRY JOINED TEAM RUBICON UK IN NEPAL TO REBUILD SCHOOL DESTROYED BY 2015 EARTHQUAKE April 21, 2016 (New York, NY) — A+E Networks and HISTORY are proud to announce that it will be taking their four-year partnership with Team Rubicon USA global. On April 25th, HISTORY will join forces with Team Rubicon UK to rollout a... Read More »