CWVC-scuba-Waugh-2Mike 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 awesome team of young men and women and crusty old veterans… CWVC-scuba-Mia-RobbySeeing Everett Foisy display a level of integrity that we all hope our children would display when he ensured the right person was recognized for being the first one in on the Navigation dive. I am also richer for personal sacrifices made. My wife and I could have easily spent that week and a half at a resort, relaxing on a beach somewhere, rather than a less than comfortable barracks. But being able to help others do things they could only imagine a week before was worth any amount of creature comforts we may have sacrificed. Finally, I learned the true meaning of Semper Gumbus, it’s all about being Fluid…