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 Hobson

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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23 Mar
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Brian Duran

Hi. I’m Brian Duran and I am a disabled veteran from the OIF/OEF Era. I was introduced to SCUBA diving back in 2011 while receiving physical therapy from the VA hospital in Loma Linda, CA. After receiving my open-water SCUBA certification from the organization called, Disabled Veterans SCUBA Project, I continued to dive a few […]

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21 Mar
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Sean Copley

It has been 3 years since I scuba dive. Fortunately, the “Dive Warriors” organization invited me to once more experience what I was missing. The experience of being underwater has given me the best medicine for the physical and mental injuries I received in the military. As a veteran, I have undergone numerous types of […]

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