Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. 

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Missions

Wildfire Recovery

On May 1, 2016, a wildfire began southwest of Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Canada. In the days that followed, the fire swept through the community, destroying more than 2,400 homes and buildings and forcing residents to flee in the biggest wildfire evacuation in Albertan history, spanning more than 1.4 million acres. The fire spread across northern Alberta and into Saskatchewan, impacting forested a…

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Community Clean-up & Rebuild

On May 24, 2015, Southern and Central Texas experienced numerous large thunderstorms, which increased precipitation over an already saturated area, causing widespread flooding and infrastructural damage. At one point, 11” of rain fell in a 24hr period, leading to massive flash flooding. In Hays County, Texas, the Blanco and San Marcos Rivers were quickly overwhelmed and flooded populated areas. T…

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Hurricane Relief

Hawaii's first hurricane in 22 years hit the Big Island on August 12, causing power outages for some 21,800 people, as well as taking down trees and causing damage to many houses. The hardest hit area was the Puna District, home to more than 40,000 people. Damage assessments conducted in the aftermath of the storm indicated that 250 homes were damaged, with some being lifted off of their foundat…

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Volunteer Coordination & Relief

Hawaii's first hurricane in 22 years hit the Big Island on August 12, causing power outages for some 21,800 people, as well as taking down trees and causing damage to many houses. The hardest hit area was the Puna District, home to more than 40,000 people. Damage assessments conducted in the aftermath of the storm indicated that 250 homes were damaged, with some being lifted off of their foundati…

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Wildfire Relief

On July 14, 2014, a bolt of lightning sparked the Carlton Complex fire, the biggest fire in the history of Washington state. By the end of July, the fire had grown immensely, and firefighters struggled to control it. Nearly 300,000 acres were burned, destroying 150 homes within Okanogan County. As the fire raged on, Team Rubicon has deployed their Incident Management Team and has signed a Mem…

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Spring Tornado Relief

On Sunday, April 27, 2014 a severe storm system  moved through Arkansas. The storm system proceeded to generate multiple tornados, hail, high winds, and heavy rains. Widespread damage was experienced across the state and thousands of people were left without power.

One particular tornado that touched down was estimated to be a half-mile wide and of EF-3 strength. This storm cut through central …

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Emergency Response Training

Anchorage, Alaska is a major strategic point for disaster response and military operations with respect to Russia and Eastern Europe. The state of Alaska hosts a yearly Alaska Shield Training Session both in honor of their 1964 earthquake, the largest in US history, and in order to stay informed of the most up-to-date response practices so that all agencies can respond when necessary in an effici…

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Oklahoma Tornado Response

On May 19th and 20th, 2013, 9 tornadoes hit Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas. One of these, approximately 2 miles wide and gusting at 210 mph, cut directly through the town of Moore, OK. Initial estimates indicated at least 8,000 structures had been damaged or destroyed, 25 people lost their lives, and 377 more were injured as a result of the tornadoes. There was an extensive need for …

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