Barbara Rubin, Author at Waves Project

Posts by Barbara Rubin

Richard Silva

In 2000 at the age of 28, Richard approached his wife about his need to change up life a little. “I had a great deal of pride and a deep sense of patriotism and knew it was time for a change”.

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WAVES Chaplain, Sid Siez

Sid Siez joins the volunteer staff of veterans with the WAVES Project. In addition to offering a friendly ear, Sid writes a monthly column for the WAVES Website Blog offering practical tips on subjects like resolving conflict and setting meaningful goals.

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2nd Quarter 2018 Review

We conducted HSA (Handicap SCUBA Association) training for our instructors and Dive Masters to gain the skills to transfer a paralyzed “wheeled” diver onto a dive boat, then into the ocean and back out again.

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KABC 7 Television story

The WAVES Project extends a huge thanks to Leanne Suter and KABC 7 for this great story! In early June 2016 Leanne brought her camera crew to the pool to check out what the WAVES Project is all about. They produced a great video of WAVES Diver Ceasar Rameriz with his buddy Alex Aripez, and…

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2015 year in review

As we begin the new year we are reminded to give thanks for the terrific support we have received in 2015 and wanted to share with you some of the things we have done. To date we have trained over 40 veterans and their dive buddies. Some of the other great things that have happened…

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This is how we help a wounded warrior reach the water!

Beautifully choreographed assisted diver entry at Catalina’s Casino Point Dive Park! Timing the challenging surge perfectly, watch how effortlessly these divers enter the water to don their awaiting gear! Thank you to Randy Lung, Waco Merchant, Instructors Steve Rubin, Dennis Nies and Ron Fonstad and congrats to Ceasar on his first ocean dive! We don’t…

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