Pirate Spotlight

Specialist Ray Hernandez
US Army (ret.)

Retired Specialist E4, US Army. Ray served in the infantry from 1985-1988 stationed in Germany and Ft. Knox. After his military career he suffered a gunshot wound causing a spinal cord injury, resulting in paraplegia. He is very active and enjoys swimming and wheelchair tennis.

Our Mission

Based on camaraderie, compassion, freedom to dive, and the Code of Conduct, Dive Pirates will support, train, equip, and provide dive travel to individuals with disabilities through Classified Scuba Diving.

Our Vision

Dive Pirates will create a community of Disabled Divers that will dive and travel in the mainstream world of Scuba Diving through education and overcoming obstacles.