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

By Barbara Rubin | Oct 14, 2015

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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Brenton Beever – WAVES BIO

By SRubin2013 | Aug 20, 2015

When Brenton was first introduced to our group he made quite a first impression, he is a guy that is about the size of a small mountain. He sports a bandana, multiple tattoos, and a resting countenance that is to some; off setting. Over the several days of classes, pool dives, and ocean dives we…

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Waves Retreat 2015

By SRubin2013 | Aug 20, 2015

We have just returned from the first annual WAVES Project Retreat at CoCo View Resort in Roatan, Honduras. Our group included two scuba instructors and 15 volunteers who all paid their own way to meet and combine vacation with HSA (Handicap Scuba Association) buddy training as well as WAVES Project goal setting and planning for…

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WAVES Retreat, 2015

By Barbara Rubin | Aug 10, 2015

We have just returned from the first annual WAVES Project Retreat at CoCo View Resort in Roatan, Honduras. Our group included two scuba instructors and 15 volunteers who all paid their own way to meet and combine vacation with HSA (Handicap Scuba Association) buddy training as well as WAVES Project goal setting and planning for…

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Scott Culbertson – Volunteer BIO

By Steve Moss | Oct 23, 2014

One of the very first people I met when I became involved with the WAVES Project was Scott Culbertson. I believe it was in that first contact and conversation with Scott and his wife Cathy that I started to sense the level of dedication to a cause the volunteers at the WAVES Project have. I…

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Waco Merchant – Volunteer Bio

By Steve Moss | Oct 12, 2014

Waco Merchant is one of the many great and motivated volunteers for the WAVES Project.  Currently he is the Military Outreach Liaison with responsibility for connecting the local military community with us.  Considering the concentration of military in the San Diego/Riverside areas this is no small task. Waco grew up in rural Montana on his…

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Steve Moss – Volunteer Bio

By SRubin2013 | Sep 28, 2014

Steve Moss is a 58 year old, happily married, father of 2, living in the Temecula Wine County.  Steve served our country for 10 years in the US Air Force as a Aircraft Loadmaster, Air Lift Control Element member, and Mission Support Team Chief.  He entered the Air force out of his hometown of Abilene…

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Nico Detour – WAVES Bio

By Steve Moss | Sep 13, 2014

Nico is a well set up young man in his mid-20s.  Raised in San Dimas and Irvine California, as well as in Roswell New Mexico.  He graduated from High School from Woodbridge HS in Irvine.  One of Nico’s primary adult influences, or mentor, while he was growing up was a US Marine. It’s not surprising that Nico followed…

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Diving with Royalty

By SRubin2013 | Sep 1, 2014

Saturday the 30th the WAVES Project headed back out to Catalina to work on the certification of more Wounded Vets.  The days group included a mix of vets and their buddies completing an Open Water class, more vets and their buddies starting an Advanced Open Water class, and several WAVES Project volunteers just having a…

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