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Dive team gives back by risking lives in depths of Lanier
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Dive team commander Corey Gilleland talks about the training that goes into being part of the dive team Wednesday in the Hall County dive team truck. A majority of the dive team members have been on the team for less than two years. - photo by Erin O. Smith
As his officers resurface from the dark depths of Lake Lanier, the hardest call Corey Gilleland has to make is the one to call it quits. When Gilleland, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office dive team commander, has exhausted all of the possible avenues, he calls his lieutenant to end the search. “It’s hard for me to do, because I don’t have much give up in me,” he said.