OUR MISSION

With over 22 Veteran suicides a day and countless cases related to PTSD, anxiety, depression, and inability to reacclimate to civilian life, we owe our great nation’s heroes the help they so deservingly desire. We use recreation to combat these statistics, create change, and promote a healthy quality of life for our brave servicemen and women.

meet our team

J.D.

Dive Team Member
J.D. A fourth generation combat-veteran, JD served two tours as a Fire Team Leader with 2/75 Ranger Battalion in support of Operation Enduring...
J.D.

Kevin

PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor
Kevin Kevin is one of the most experienced divers, passionate dive instructors, and overall true watermen of South Florida. Ranging from running a...
Kevin

Aaron

Dive Team Member
Aaron Aaron is a local police officer with over 22 years of service in public safety, to include the fire service. For the last 12 years, Aaron...
Aaron

Richard

Chief Operations Officer
Rich proudly served in the U.S. Army from 2009 to 2015 and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Born and raised...
Richard

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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