I’ve been a crew leader with TxCC for almost two years now and today is my last day. It’s also my first attempt at a blog post and I’m having a hard time trying to find a way to condense
In early August, five fellow crew members and I began our twelve hour journey from Austin, TX to Fairbanks, AK. The day was a whirlwind of airports and airplanes with layovers in Dallas, TX and Minneapolis, MN. Arriving in Fairbanks,
When I signed up for a position on a TxCC field crew, I never actually thought I would get sent out on a disaster response, so imagine the excitement when my crew was deployed in June to Eagle Pass, Tx.
The term disaster can refer to an event, or series of events, natural or human induced that causes a significant amount of damage; whether it be in loss of lives or in the physical shifting of the environment. “Disaster” in
As a crew leader with TXCC’s Emergency Response Crew, my crew and I spent three weeks helping the communities of Brooklyn and the Far Rockaways in their recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Over the course of our deployment, we worked with