This summer, FORCE BLUE will be putting six (6) recruits through two weeks of intensive training under the tutelage of some of the brightest minds in the fields of marine science, coral restoration and PTSD counseling.
Meet the Recruits
FOR THEM, it is the opportunity to rejoin an elite team of fellow combat veterans, to rediscover a new cause worth fighting for and to redeploy on positive missions around the globe.
FOR YOU, it’s a chance to make a difference in a veteran’s life, while at the same time helping to protect and preserve our planet.
What your support means…
Will fund one of our recruits’ entire training including airfare, accommodations, meals, instruction, dive equipment and training certification dives.
Will fund airfare, accommodations, meals and instruction for one recruit.
Will fund head-to-toe dive equipment for one recruit.
Will fund all (NAUI/CRF/NOAA) certification dives for one recruit.
Will fund Nitrox air-fills for five days of diving for one recruit.
Will fund lionfish culling equipment for one of our recruits.
Will fund one Nitrox tank fill for one recruit.
News & Events
To find out more, visit the news & events page.
Jul 24, 2018
Executive Director Jim Ritterhoff recently sat down with Bobby Bascomb of PRI’s “Living on Earth” to discuss the non-profit organizations unique approach to preserving and restoring both our returning combat veterans and the planet.
Jul 6, 2018
As one of the final 40 Official Selections, FORCE BLUE will have the opportunity to present its work at this year’s festival and will be in contention for a coveted 2018 SHIFT AWARD.
May 30, 2018
Earlier this year members of the FORCE BLUE team were flown to Washington, DC by the Ocean Conservancy for meetings with Senators, Congressmen and women and their legislative staffers on Capitol Hill.