Day one is always a slow stream of participants flowing into the facility we use for our challenge. People were getting checked-in, unpacked, saying hi to old friends, and meeting new ones. Our first scheduled “event” was dinner at Geiger Marina. After traveling all day (some drove days from places like Massachusetts and North Carolina), […]
Dear All: We exited the wilderness today. Before departure we asked God for safety, good weather and fish. We received all 3! The scenery was spectacular, the route was challenging and the group was small but tight. We got 3 CWVC members to the top of the Mount of the Holy Cross at 14,005 ft. […]
It’s time for our annual SCUBA Challenge in Key West! We are here doing research on TBI, PTS and Prosthetics. You can read the SCUBA Challenge 2016 Objectives here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5TH Annual Combat Wounded Veteran SCUBA Challenge Announced ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, MAR. 7, 2016 – Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, Inc. (“CWVC”), www.combatwounded.org, headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, announced that its 5th Annual SCUBA “Challenge” will be held July 16th through July 23rd in the Florida Keys. CWVC is dedicated to improving the […]
Our 2015 cross mentoring challenge where we pair combat wounded and injured veterans with SCUBAnauts and give them a mission to accomplish. The first mission is to restore damaged coral reef under the guidance of MOTE Marine Laboratories. The second mission pairs one SCUBAnaut and one veteran in an underwater navigation course. Each pair must […]
Our calendar of upcoming challenges has been updated. You can view that here: Upcoming Challenges and Expeditions
Thank you to everyone that signed up to participate in the San Diego Novice Sailing Camp. If you are interested in participating in other events, you can see what we have coming up here: Upcoming Challenges.
TARPON SPRINGS (FOX 13) – A special team of wounded veterans has notched another achievement. Members of the Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge reached the summit of Aconcagua, one of the highest mountains in the world. “It was a desert-type climate and it was straight up,” says wounded veteran Pete Quintanilla describing the mountain in Argentina. […]