Roger Nelson

Specialist Roger was serving in the US Army as a big crane operator when he was in a car accident on post.  The accident broke his back, causing paraplegia.  A lifelong swimmer, he hasn’t been back in the water since his accident but is looking forward to getting out of his chair and enjoy the…

Randy Gallup

Avionics Technician 1st Class Shortly after Randy married in 2007, he and his wife were in a motorcycle accident.  The crash claimed his wife and left him without a right arm and other multiple injuries.  Driven to move forward with life, he now mentors others with life-changing injuries and is now pursuing his childhood dream,…

Dillon Cannon

Specialist Dillon was guarding a roadside bomb in Iraq when a sniper shot him in the neck, an injury that caused quadriplegia.  Still an active young man, Dillon is looking forward to diving and continue leading a mobile life.  He’ll be training with WWDiving in Humble, TX to prepare for the “Brac for More” trip…

Johnny Clay Fisher, Jr.

Johnny was in a major car accident that claimed his right leg below the knee.  He is training for the 2013 trip, but jump started his training by working with friends and family to sponsor his gear.  A truck driver who believes in living life to his fullest, Johnny is a very active dive pirate!

Aaron Sifuentes

Aaron is an above the knee amputee who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident in 2006.  After snorkeling with is fiance, Aaron’s planning on taking the next step as a Dive Pirate.

Jared LaDuke

Specialist Jared it still active duty, completing his second year of physical therapy after being injured in Iraq.  The gunner in the lead vehicle transporting a high-ranking official, the convoy detoured around  bombed-out roads and were struck by an EFP (explosively formed penetrator designed to penetrate armor).  Jared has a salvaged left leg from the…

Max Faistenhammer

Max Faistenhammer, is a  police officer, known for his athletic and adventurous spirit.  A motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down, but is has not slowed him down.   He was certified by Capital City Scuba in Lansing, MI in 2011 and now enjoys diving along with four-wheeling and boating.

Christopher Hull

Corporal Christopher Hull spent more than 3 years in the Army before he was injured in a car accident in 2007 while on leave.  Now a quadriplegic, he is still active and looks forward to diving with the pirates in Cayman Brac.