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 in High Point, North Carolina, Rich is presently treading water in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Date of first dive: June 31, 2008

Favorite dive spot: It’s not where you dive, it’s who you dive with as long as the water is wet.

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