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Report
2015: The Year of the Military Diver
CDR Hung Cao
Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center
4 Feb 2015
Vision
To mark 2015 as the Year of the Military
Diver and highlight of all military diving
achievements.
• 2015 is the 100th anniversary of the Mark V dive helmet
• 2015 is the 35th anniversary of Naval Diving and Salvage Training
Center, the largest diving facility in the world where Deep Sea and
Special Operations Divers from all five services train
• 2015 is the 70th Anniversary for NSA Panama City and Naval
Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division
• Additionally, 2015 will mark the 40th year since Navy Experimental
Diving Unit moved from Washington Navy Yard to Panama City.
To remind the public everything that military divers
have done for this great nation
Execution
Monday
May 4th
Tuesday
May 5th
Schedule of Events
Wednesday
Thursday
May 6th
May 7th
Friday
May 8th
Saturday
May 9th
USN Military Diver Training Continuum
EOD Executive
Steering Committee
(Eglin AFB)
AM
Guest Speaker:
Commander NECC
Guest Speaker:
Commandant USCG
USCG Diver Rate
Inauguration
Guest Speaker:
SECNAV
NSA
Panama
City Open
House
Guest Speaker:
Chief U.S. Army
Engineers
Guest Speaker:
COMSUBGRU 7
Former N97B
Cpt Shawn English
Fieldhouse
Dedication
CPOA Golf
Tournament
Lunchtime MWR cookouts
Mark V Dives at NDSTC
PM
Man in the
Sea Museum
Open House
US Coast Guard Diver Reunion
Dive Lab
Open House
US Army Diver Reunion
USN MDV Recall
DEVRON Reunion
Special Events on NSA
NDSTC will make
operational Mark V dives to
commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the helmet.
USCG will inaugurate the
new Coast Guard Diver
military occupational
specialty
Cpt Shawn English
Fieldhouse dedication
Create an Airshow-like event on NSA Panama City
POW Medal Presentation
After 30 years, the
UCT divers held
hostage on TWA
Flight 847 will be
presented the POW
Medal for their time
in captivity.
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Highlighting Diver Non-Profit
Organizations
New Diving Technology
Demonstration
Panama City is the hub of diving
What Next?
• Re-Coin Panama City
as the birthplace of
Military Diving
• Build a museum for
military diving in the
next 5 years
• Comparable to the
Naval Aviation Museum
in Pensacola
• Locate it near NDSTC (Barefoot Palms?)
• Transform this into a Youth Discovery Center to entice STEM
10+ Years
• Build an annex to the Military Diver’s Museum for Mine and
Undersea Warfare
• Commission Littoral Combat Ship In Panama City
• Host Diving symposiums in Panama City
Questions ?

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