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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By William “Bill” Congleton The Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge tested me physically, mentally and emotionally. I was fortunate enough to bring my son on this trip. I wanted my son to see what teamwork and comaraderie is all about, and that there are other combat wounded veterans who are out living their life to the […]
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 […]
U.S. military veterans in a support group called the Combat Wounded Veteran’s Challenge are taking part in outdoor challenges, such as coral transplants to save dying reefs. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.