After serving on the front lines of Afghanistan or Iraq, a band of military veterans put their disaster-response skills to work a little closer to home.
Members of the nonprofit Team Rubicon recently returned from assisting residents in the Navajo Nation in northwest New Mexico, which had heavy rains and severe flooding last month. The organization consists of volunteers, many of them military veterans, who provide disaster relief around the world —and find support for their unseen battlefield injuries along the way.
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More veteran volunteers are always welcome, along with donations. To get involved, visit teamrubiconusa.org.