Major Dan Gade became an Open Water Diver in September 2006. He trained with his wife, Wendy. However, hehad to wait until after a stint in the White House liaising for veterans. Then, the birth of their twin boys held him up a bit. However, he got to take his first trip in 2009. An Army Ranger, Major Dan will be returning to West Point as a professor when he finishes his studies at the University of Georgia. He is dedicated to passing on his open water tests as a fully integrated Open Water Diver.