01 Jul
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Kelly McCumisky

I would like to tell you about a journey that started ten months ago. I was invited to go on a dive boat to meet a man named Brad Mirman. He was starting a nonprofit by the name of Dive Warriors. I was at a place in my life that I was going to stop […]

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30 Jun
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George Rizkalla

Dive Warriors has become an integral part of my life. Having been on medical leave due to several service-connected disabilities that I sustained while I was in the service. I had become isolated from the world. My life consisted of several weekly doctor appointments; including pain clinic, physical therapy, kinesiotherapy, acupuncture , and of course, […]

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29 Jun
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John Burnett

Dive Warriors isn’t just about scuba diving. This organization fosters an environment that is based on building team cohesion within the veteran community.  Dive Warriors is a group that offers a safe place for service members to be themselves and interact with one another.  Dive Warriors is also synonymous to military culture.  There is unity […]

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17 Nov
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Kelly McCumisky

I have been driving for about eight years.  Almost all of my diving has been through training. Being disabled is hard enough but add being a disabled Veteran and it becomes even more challenging.  Diving has given me relief both mentally and physically. I have been asking everybody I have met to start a dive […]

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17 Nov
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Kyle Schneider

Due to the utmost respect of those around us, I’ve been given the opportunity to be part of something bigger than myself and that’s helping with DIVE WARRIORS. Not only a privilege but an honor to be part of an organization that looks out for those who looked after us and gave more than they’d […]

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20 Apr
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Sean Hopson

Just wanted to say thanks to an amazing organization. Dive Warriors are top notch! I am a Veteran and I cannot be more proud of what this organization is doing and stands for. I had the privilege of diving with them on the 17 of April. Working in the diving industry I have come across […]

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16 Apr
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Jose Mendoza

Before Dive Warriors I was just another DVSP ( Disabled Veteran Scuba Project) graduate certified for open water scuba diving. Nice title but that’s all it was…After I got my certification I was excited to keep diving but with new-bee knowledge, minimal equipment and even less finances it didn’t turn out quit like I expected. […]

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08 Apr
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Kelly McCumiskey

What can I say about diving with Dive Warriors.   At first I was very nervous. This is the first time I am meeting some of these fellow Veterans. You know that they all are certified divers.  It’s like your first deployment or temporary duty assignment. You can see my disability clearly.  What about them and […]

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06 Apr
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Sandra M. Petterson

I learned to dive and was certified through the Disabled Veterans SCUBA Project nearly two years ago…that was the last time I had been diving. I was happy to find the Dive Warriors, a group of like-minded men and women who love diving, who got me back into the water. As a veteran, I love […]

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28 Mar
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Cristina Calderon

Once I submerge myself in the waters, all pain ceases to affect me and I literally feel like I have been dropped into heaven, surrounded by the peace and the life of the ocean.  As I find my breathing pace, my thoughts clear & my eyes feel wide open. The excitement, coupled with the calmness, […]

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