Jeff Ward-headshot-photo

Jeff Ward

Retired Specialist (US Army) Jeff Ward signed up for the Army a week after high school, spending two years with the Army and another six with the National Guard. Although he was offered many career paths by the military, Jeff chose to follow his passion in the culinary field. After serving in the Army mess hall, he…

Bob and Eulene Wagner headshots

Bob and Eulene Wagner

Bob and Eulene were high school sweethearts, following each other to the University of Northern Colorado and through their 30-year teaching careers; Eulene taught elementary and Bob was a high school band director. Now enjoying retirement, they share something else, both have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).  Eulene was diagnosed in 1996 and continues to…

Kevin Smith Adaptive Diving Houston

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith heard about the Dive Pirates during his rehab at TIRR. After a motorcycle accident caused a complete spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia. With a background in diving before his accident. Kevin signed up for a Try-Dive event with the Dive Pirates at Seanic Ocean Systems; an engineering company in Katy, Texas with a large…