In Memory of

A gift “in memory of” is a tangible way to honor your loved one while supporting our mission of uniting the community of Special Operations Veterans with the world of marine conservation for the betterment of both. Your dollars will help continue our efforts for the men and women of Force Blue to adapt their military training and teamwork skills to protect one of the Earth’s critically marine habitats. This gift will honor someone that has passed and provide purpose and empowerment to these veterans for healing of themselves and as they focus on healing our planet. Every coral we plant, every turtle we save, each piece of marine debris we collect begins with you. Your memorial gift helps us to move forward in our fight to save our planet by creating eco-warriors as we continue our global conservation efforts.

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Col. Kent Bateman
Jan 1957 – Jan 1985

In memory of Col Kent Bateman, decorated pilot and Naval Aviator, and USMC Colonel. Col. Bateman was awarded multiple decorations including the Legion of Merit, The Presidential Unit Citation, and The Navy Cross. This gift is from the MFT’s, a photographic scuba travel group who are friend’s with Col Bateman’s daughter, Robin.

Sarah & Dennis Wagner, Cookie & David Delbiondo, Jackie & Hank Bernard, Jean & David Jeffries, Beth Goodiel & Lenny Rosen, Ana Maria Avila, and Lila Harris.

Thank you for your service to our country Col. Bateman.

Donated by: MFT’S

Col. Kent Bateman
Jan 1957 – Jan 1985

Donated by: Mark Whitson

Robert E. Esper

Donated by:
Nina Beamer Holton
Ann & Jim Berthiaume
Jennifer & Stephen Johnson
Joan & Wesley Cormey
Chip Norton & the Franklin family
Sally & Gordon Blizard
Donna & Peter Polk
Robin & Andre Fruneaux
Craig & Nancy Rushton
Ann Marie Patos (Horrigan) & Diane Brusco (Horrigan)