US Veteran Dive Team

Our core team of Divemasters and SCUBA instructors are all U.S. Military Veterans, all professionally medically licensed and experienced...

Our Initiatives

Our focus is to provide an ultra-safe, comfortable, peaceful, and uplifting level of recreational rehabilitation via SCUBA to disabled US veterans...

Ecosystem Rebirth

Our Veterans are provided with a new task & purpose under the guidance of local universities and oceanographic centers to reverse the...

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Operation Aquatic Freedom

Operation Aquatic Freedom is a registered 501(c)(3) national public charitable foundation by Veterans for Veterans. Repaying those whom have selflessly sacrificed so much, we introduce disabled American Veterans to a therapeutic, and relaxing underwater world via SCUBA diving. We then provide our heroes with a new mission and purpose of rebuilding our country’s coral reefs one polyp at a time.

We heal wounded veterans
through scuba diving

All professional dive certifications, proof of insurance, and medical licenses are on file and verifiable free online via such agencies as: Divers Alert Network, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, and the State of Florida Department of Health Medical Quality Assurance Board. Should you require any further legal, or financial, documentation please do not hesitate to immediately contact our team.
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meet our team


Dive Team Member


Founder, Chief Executive Officer


PADI IDC Staff Instructor


PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor


Chief Operations Officer


Dive Team Member

Our Partners


Operation Aquatic Freedom is a Service-Connected Disabled Veteran proudly owned, staffed, and operated IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable foundation: Tax ID # 82-2307898.
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It is the strict policy of Operation Aquatic Freedom, as well as in accordance with federal laws governing charitable organizations, to never contribute to, endorse, oppose, nor attempt to influence in any way, a political candidate, campaign, movement, legislation, or ideology. Any opinions expressed by the organizations which Operation Aquatic Freedom engages with, or are sponsored by, are the sole opinions of that individual organization and not those of Operation Aquatic Freedom. All content © 2018 Operation Aquatic Freedom