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Micro-moments

By Jessica Silk I never truly grasped how difficult swimming through five hundred meters underwater is with a missing a leg until that moment. From my peripheral view of my mask, I could see the stream of bubbles coming from my Veteran’s regulator as if he were a steam engine chugging away at full speed […]

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More Reflections from Key West – Mike Waugh

Mike Waugh Chapter Dive Safety Officer – NAUI/DAN/AAUS Tarpon Springs Chapter of SCUBAnauts Our group’s ability to plant coral on Hero’s Reef, which will have a lasting impact on the planet, had a huge effect on me. We were not just talking about doing something for the environment, we were actually doing it, with an […]

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Reflections from Key West – Mike Waugh

Mike Waugh Chapter Dive Safety Officer – NAUI/DAN/AAUS Tarpon Springs Chapter of SCUBAnauts I was impacted by the sheer optimism of the veterans participating in the event, no matter how severe his injury. I don’t have one memory that stuck with me, I have many… Josh Hargis insisting that he did not need to be […]

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In the News: Wounded Veterans and SCUBAnauts join in reef restoration efforts

Sanctuary reefs are being bolstered by the efforts of some very special volunteers this summer. Divers with the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International joined scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in July to help tend corals in an underwater nursery as part of an ongoing reef restoration effort. The Mote Marine Laboratory coral nursery […]

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