Posts by WAVES Project

September Training Update

It was a great day for diving as we combined our Open Water Class with some fun dives. Divers and families came out to La Jolla Shores early on a Sunday morning. It was a great relief from the heat in Temecula – the cloud cover stayed until about noon when the sweatshirts came off…

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Help Wounded Veterans by Volunteering

We use an online service called Track It Forward to keep volunteers informed of events. You can log your volunteer hours through this service and help WAVES Project show that we have strong community support. This fall there will be lots of events where we need volunteers to help raise funds for our programs. The…

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Waco Merchant

One of the people who began working with the WAVES Project in the early days is Waco Merchant – US Marine Corps veteran and an SSI Assistant Instructor. Waco is also a veteran who received injuries to his body while serving, including cracked vertebrae and injuries to his knee and shoulder resulting in several surgeries.…

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Golden Eagle Properties Announces iShare program

When you buy or sell a home, donate to WAVES Project! You can donate to WAVES Project, just by using part of the real estate commission you would normally pay to list your home! Your donation may even be tax deductible.  When you list your home, investment property, commercial property, land, or other real property…

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Sergio Velasquez

Sergio and wife Mirlein in Iraq

Sergio Velasquez enlisted in the US Marine Corp in 1997 where he met his wife Mirlein who also served. They are both retired and have built a beautiful life together. He says the WAVES Project gave him hope that there were other forms of help than therapy and taking medication.

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July Training, Events and important activities

We have new Open Water Divers! Open water training was conducted at La Jolla Shores where the divers not only got their SCUBA Certifications but had a lot of fun! The Sand Dollar beds at La Jolla are always a favorite sight! In addition to training new divers in Southern California, we did a lot…

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WAVES Re-Charge 2019

A group of 21 WAVES divers made the trip to Roatan, Honduras in June 2019. Some of the group got some great photos and are sharing them here. During the trip, a lot of training was conducted too – we certified divers in Deep Diving, Wreck Diving, Coral Identification, Enriched Air, Underwater Photography, Night Diving…

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June Training Update

Congratulations to the new divers and those who are perfecting their skills! WAVES Alum Patrick also shares his ongoing search for great shore dives, and Trina’s report on Leopard sharks!

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Project: MOD-NPS

Mission Oriented Diving is the name of the program and projects we are conducting with the National Park Service Submerged Resources Center.

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