Dive Chapter

Benjamin Keechler

Ben served in the United States Army as a helicopter mechanic, serving in one tour to Korea.He continued in the private sector as a mechanic following his service. While on a camping trip with his family he felt poorly and lay down, at which time he started feeling numbness in his hands. By morning he…

Ron Cantagallo

Retired Corporal, USMC.  Ron served as a Marine in the armed forces, a trained paratrooper scheduled to deploy to Vietnam when a car accident caused his paraplegia. Ron’s brother will be his dive buddy.

John Kennedy

Retired US Army Specialist E2.  John proudly served in the United States Army.  In 2004 he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He works very hard to keep his mobility, using a walker or cane when possible, and a power chair to reserve strength on outings.  John’s wife Bridgett is training to be John’s dive buddy.

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.