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More than 25,000 former soldiers have now volunteered to return to duty to fight COVID-19
The Army asked its "soldiers for life" who are trained in medical fields to come back to do battle against the novel coronavirus pandemic. And to date, more than 25,000 have answered the call, officials said.
Veterans group calls on lawmakers to credential former medics to join the fight against COVID-19
Team Rubicon is calling on state governors and members of Congress to allow former military medical personnel to be credentialed so they can help overburdened hospitals amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Army vets fought to mass produce $100 ventilators amid COVID-19. They hit roadblocks
For the last month, Army reservist Lt. Colonel Kamal Kalsi, an emergency room doctor in New York, has been scrambling to find a way to quickly mass produce ventilators, equipment that could save the lives of thousands of coronavirus victims nationwide
Texas Needs Every American Citizen’s Help After Hurricane Harvey
Over the weekend, Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas, likely impacting the lives of more than 450,000 people, according to the...
Leaving The Military Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Still Deploy To Disasters
Too often, I encounter veterans who believe their best days are behind them. My first week working for Team Rubicon...
How Team Rubicon’s Veterans Are Providing Disaster Relief In Nepal
Editor’s Note: A version of this post originally appeared on Team Rubicon’s blog. On April 26, Team Rubicon deployed a...
This New Way To Fix Cell Phone Infrastructure During Disasters Could Change Everything
As almost anyone who has deployed to a disaster as part of an emergency response team can attest, there are...
Thinking About A Career In Emergency Management? Consider A Degree First.
The emergency management field can provide extensive career opportunities for transitioning veterans in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. Some...