CWVC participants are in the news all over the Keys! They are making a difference in the lives of wounded veterans, and for wounded reefs… Recently, members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory to plant nursery-grown corals near Looe Key. This event marked the […]
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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 […]
Thank you to Phil Celli at Pro Focus Video, Colin Kelly at Tampa Freelance Videography, and our own Roland Vaughan at CWVC for creating an amazing video to show the world what we do here.
FLORIDA KEYS — With military precision, divers Bobby Dove and Billy Costello zip-tied a staghorn coral fragment to a 3-inch nail driven into Heroes Reef last week in 25 feet of water south of Big Pine Key. Theirs was a team effort during Mote Marine Laboratory’s ongoing coral restoration project: Dove held the fragment with his left […]
For 30 minutes Monday, a combat-wounded Green Beret went underwater near Looe Key to “forget about any pain from my injuries, and not worry about my prosthetics.” Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. Bobby Dove of Destin joined a 50-diver team of recovering veterans and young marine scientists in a coral-planting event hosted by […]
The following press release has been provided from the SCUBAnauts: Mote Scientists, volunteer youths and combat-wounded divers conduct successful coral restoration mission in the Florida Keys On Monday, July 20, Mote Marine Laboratory joined forces with members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International in an underwater mission to restore Florida’s reef. […]
Our Combat Wounded Vets were getting certified to SCUBA dive when WTSP stopped by to check things out! Here’s the footage from the piece that aired last night (07-15-15).