Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS) is designed to help improve the lives of wounded, injured and ill service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. By training the warriors in a challenging and rewarding activity it can help facilitate the rehabilitation process and promote mobility. Offering this venue provides the warrior with a sport they can enjoy during their rehabilitation and throughout their life.
SUDS was established in February of 2007 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. The program is for service members who have a permanent physical disability requiring adaptation. Our certification training agency is Scuba Diving International (SDI) and the program is run by a dedicated staff of volunteers who are passionate about helping our service members learn about the sport of diving. Our dive staff are dedicated to the Mission and 80% of all our Board Members are former or current military.