Mission Oriented Diving

By Barbara Rubin | Nov 21, 2018

Mission Oriented Diving is the name of the program and projects we are conducting with the National Park Service Submerged Resources Center. These projects include underwater mapping at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Lake Mohave. We are very pleased to announce we will continue this partnership in 2019 with at least two separate…

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Honoring a veteran Biography: Daniel Gililland

By Barbara Rubin | Oct 4, 2018

Danny served in the U.S. Army, as a 19K Armor Crewman where he was a tank driver, loader, gunner, tank commander and designated marksman. He served in the National Guard for 2 years and 8 years active duty including serving with Task Force Falcon in Macedonia and in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.…

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Honoring a Veteran Biography: Michael Atkins

By Barbara Rubin | Jun 19, 2018

Michael Atkins joined the US Coast Guard in 1992 out of a desire to serve our country. He says he chose the Coast Guard because of their mission.  Every day the Coast Guard saves 10 lives, assists 192 people in distress, protects $2.8 million in property, interdicts 14 illegal migrants at sea, conducts 109 search…

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Honoring a Veteran Biography: Joseph Hoffman

By Barbara Rubin | Jun 2, 2017

Joe Hoffman is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served one tour in Iraq and two tours in Afghanistan. He is the first in his family to serve our country in the military. Joe was a 0341/ Mortar Man- 0369 Infantry Unit Leader, Security Advisor/Shift Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant/ Personal Security Detachment and a Senior Mortar…

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Honoring a Veteran Biography: Juan Ramirez

By Barbara Rubin | May 17, 2017

Juan Ramirez is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in two tours of duty in Iraq. He is the first in his family to serve our country in the military. Juan was a quality assurance evaluator and chef, as well as a prison guard and provided security detail for convoys. “My disabilities make it…

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Honoring a Veteran Biography: Matty McCasland

By Barbara Rubin | May 4, 2017

Matty McCasland is a U.S. ARMY OIF veteran who served in Iraq in 2007-2008. He followed the honored tradition of serving our country that his family members exemplified. His Father was in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam, his Grandfather was in the U.S. Army in World War II and his brother served in Afghanistan. Due…

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KABC 7 Television story

By Barbara Rubin | Jun 23, 2016

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, as…

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Scuba Queen USA 2016

By WAVES Project | Apr 13, 2016

Marina Inserra, a certified scuba diver from San Diego, was named Scuba Queen USA 2016.  She will represent the U.S. in the International pageant in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia November 2016. But this is not your typical “beauty pageant.” Each contestant must be a certified scuba diver and have a passion to protect our planet. The…

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2015 year in review

By Barbara Rubin | Jan 8, 2016

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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