On October 15th 2021 the Gary Sinise Foundation awarded the team the purchase of the purchase and install of a 150HP Mercury outboard engine for our primary rescue boat 993.
In 2020 the Ridgefield Thrift Shop awarded us a grant so we could improve our sonar search with an integrated Minn Kota Trolling Motor. We can remotely operate the motor or allow our Humminbird unit to tell the motor where to go and hold on a GPS spot.
In 2021 we were given another grant to expand our GoPro streaming by intergrading our video cable with a Communication line. This allows a dedicated line for fast deployment of our GoPro in a evidence recovery scene and so Law Enforcement what the bottom environment is comprised of.
In 2020 the Lewis Fund awarded us a grant to allow us to purchase a 360 degree underwater drop camera to allow us to scan a sector. We were also able to purchase a video line to allow us to stream our GoPro to the shore and let the surface be able to see what the diver sees.