Dawn was injured by a RPG attack while serving as a Lt in Iraq with the Military Police.  She was promoted to Captain prior to her discharge and is now the owner of a Security consulting firm and a graduate student at George Washington University.  She went with Dive Pirates to the Brac in 2008 and had 10-year-old Maddie Pitts as her dive buddy.  Dawn is a 2001 graduate of the US Military Academy.