Volume 4, Issue 1
Fort Eustis U.S Army Dive Company (Prov)
COMMANDER DEEP SEA!!
Greetings from the US Army Dive Company. The warmer weather has brought a busy diving schedule to the company this spring. First, we would like to say welcome to 1SG Marlo Mendoza, as the company’s new first sergeant. 1SG Pat Andrews and 1SG Marlo Mendoza conducted a change of responsibility in February. Our sincerest thanks go out to 1SG Andrews for years of unwavering support and excellent leadership. We wish you and your family the best as you retire and transition into the civilian world. Welcome back, 1SG Mendoza, who is certainly no stranger to the company. We know you will do extremely well and are looking forward to the upcoming year.
The Dive Company has been busy over the past three months. In January, we went to Fort Pickett for a week of weapons ranges. The 86th Engineer Dive Team went to British Columbia, Canada to conduct a joint training exercise with Canadian Divers and then went to Ketchikan, AK to inspect a breakwater. In February, the 544th Engineer Dive Team deployed teams to Key West, FL and Savannah, GA in support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Sanctuaries Program. The missions were extremely successful and the Dive Company is looking forward to future missions for NOAA now that the relationship is established thanks to the excellent work by 544th. In March, 86 th