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CASE, Progressive Tractor & Implement provide equipment for Team Rubicon operator training

Training event helped clear land and debris from George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation in Gary City, Texas.

CASE Construction Equipment and its dealer Progressive Tractor & Implement provided two compact track loaders and grapple buckets for a recent heavy equipment operator training event at the George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation in Gary City, Texas. The training event elevated five members of Team Rubicon’s heavy equipment group to HEO2 status and another member to instructor level within the organization.

The event — dubbed as one of the organization’s first heavy equipment “Disaster Training Camps” — helped operators gain proficiency in the use of compact track loaders for debris removal and route clearance operations ahead of the upcoming hurricane season, resulting in much-needed debris removal and site improvement needs for the Pirtle Scout Reservation.

CASE, Sonsray Machinery Provide Equipment for Team Rubicon Wildfire Cleanup Efforts in Arizona

CASE Construction Equipment and its dealer Sonsray Machinery provided equipment and support to Team Rubicon for land clearing and demolition work in Pinal County, Arizona as part of recovery efforts from the Margo Fire, which hit in April 2021. The effort helped clear more than 286 tons of debris from neighborhoods and homesites affected by the wildfire, which burned more than 1,200 acres near Dudleyville, Arizona.

Equipment provided included a CX145D SR excavator, a 721G wheel loader, and a TR340 compact track loader. Sonsray is a longtime supporter of Team Rubicon operations having previously supported wildfire cleanups in Arizona and sending equipment cross country for hurricane cleanup. The company recently expanded into Arizona in January of 2021.

CASE and Team Rubicon Support Ongoing Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Rebuilding Efforts with Help from Nueces Power Equipment in Texas

Recent operation with the Victoria County Long Term Recovery Group demolished ten homes as part of a program that razed uninhabitable properties and built those residents new homes at no cost.

CASE Construction Equipment and Texas-based dealer Nueces Power Equipment provided equipment and support for a two-week Team Rubicon operation that continued each organization’s support of Hurricane Harvey response and recovery — still ongoing more than three years after the hurricane hit the region.

CASE Supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta Cleanup Operations

Team Rubicon is deploying ongoing waves of volunteers to Louisiana to help residents clear routes, debris and damage from the powerful hurricanes that made landfall in August and October.

CASE Construction Equipment has provided equipment, service and support to Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Laura, which struck southwest Louisiana in August. This includes skid steers and compact track loaders outfitted with grapple buckets to perform route clearance, debris removal, and to work in conjunction with Team Rubicon sawyer teams who are clearing thousands of trees that fell on properties throughout the area.

Sequoia Equipment Supports Team Rubicon Fire Recovery in California

CASE dealer Sequoia Equipment provided equipment to support Team Rubicon’s heavy equipment operation in clearing sites and debris from a wildfire swept through Niland, California.

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Sequoia Equipment supported Team Rubicon with equipment in a recent heavy equipment operation clearing sites and debris from a wildfire that swept through Niland, California on June 28, 2020. Team Rubicon volunteers braved scorching temperatures that averaged 112 degrees to remove more than 5,000 tons of material to help local residents on their path to recovery.

Diamond Equipment Supports Team Rubicon Tornado Cleanup In Tennessee

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Diamond Equipment is currently supporting Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, in numerous operations throughout the state of Tennessee after a series of tornadoes and heavy storms moved through the region in March and April. Diamond has provided equipment to Team Rubicon’s heavy equipment cadre for debris removal and cleanup in two separate operations based in Cookeville and Chattanooga.

CASE has also supported Team Rubicon with equipment at another cleanup operation after a tornado swept through Louisiana in April.

Sonsray Machinery Supports Team Rubicon Wildland Fire Cleanup in Las Vegas

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Sonsray Machinery donated the use of a CASE TV380 compact track loader for a wildland fire and wind damage response operation in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs is a 2,040-acre park on the north side of Las Vegas. Centered around a group of small natural lakes, this oasis in the Mojave Desert is a popular outdoor recreation spot for travelers and local residents. The easternmost area of the park is a wooded area with established trails which has been plagued with reoccurring wildfires and subsequent damage from windstorms. Team Rubicon deployed a limited-scale disaster response task force as a follow-up to an initial operation that took place in 2018.

Medico Industries Supports Team Rubicon in Flood Mitigation Project in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Medico Industries supported veteran-led disaster response organization Team Rubicon with equipment, including a compact track loader and mini excavator, to perform flood mitigation work along a series of properties in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

The initial damage occurred during severe storms that moved through the area in August of 2018. Team Rubicon performed a response operation at the time to help support flood damaged areas, and recently returned with its heavy equipment team to perform work that included stream bank restoration, debris removal from properties, structure demolition and other cleanup as needed.

CASE Sponsors, Featured in “Military Makeover” Television Series

CASE Construction Equipment sponsored and participated in the latest season of the Lifetime Network show “Military Makeover”, which debuts on November 8, 2019 (set your DVR and check local listings for screening times). The show, hosted by Montel Williams, enlists “designers, contractors, landscapers and other home improvement professionals to transform the homes and lives of military families across the country.”

This new season — the show’s 20th — focuses on Steven Wojcik and his family in Strum, Wisconsin. Wojcik, who had served four years of active duty with the U.S. Marines and, to date, sixteen years in the Army Reserves, earned the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. He continues to serve his community today as a Wisconsin State Trooper.

Miller-Bradford & Risberg Supports Team Rubicon in Response to Severe Storm Damage in Northeast Wisconsin

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Miller-Bradford & Risberg supported Team Rubicon’s second wave of response to severe storms that originally hit the area in July 2019, including five tornadoes, that caused severe damage across Langlade and Oconto Counties in northeast Wisconsin.

The severe storms and tornadoes uprooted or snapped tens of thousands of trees, devastating wide swaths of forest land. Areas sustaining significant damage included recreational areas such as ATV and snowmobile trails that are important to the tourism economy in the area — especially throughout the winter. During the 10-day operation, 76 Team Rubicon volunteers worked to clear dozens of miles of recreational trails, many of which were completely unpassable.

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