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Who was the first african american to become a master diver?

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Carl Maxie Brashear: First African American U.S. Navy Master Diver. Carl Maxie Brashear, a United States Navy sailor, was the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver. His life story was depicted in the film Men of Honor (2000), starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. Brashear was born on January 19, 1931, in Tonieville, Kentucky.

Donna Tobias: The First Female Navy Diver U. S. Naval ?

The following year a woman named Kati Garner successfully completed a SCUBA course, becoming Navy’s first female SCUBA diver. HTFN Donna Tobias wears a MK V rig during dive school In January 1975, Tobias learned she would be permitted to …

How to become a master diver in the navy? Brashear, son of Master Chief Boatswain's Mate Carl Brashear, the Navy's first African-American master diver, spoke to the Sailors about his father's determination in a time when there was no such thing as racial equality; a time where his father not only persevered, but excelled.

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