Jim Pollock and the U. S. Army Official Vietnam Combat Art Program

Amazing program!  Check out the many official military works that can be found on this website, hidden treasures indeed.  http://pie.midco.net/vietwarart/vietart1.html On July 15, 2003 Jim Pollock gave a presentation about the U.S. Army Vietnam Combat Art Program at the U.S. Library of Congress before the Library of Congress Professional Association (LCPA) Veterans Forum. Below is the opening statement given at the Mary Pickford Theater on … Continue reading Jim Pollock and the U. S. Army Official Vietnam Combat Art Program

Eric Nevatie: Original Vietnam War art from Canada

I  really enjoyed the vast painting done by Eric Nevatie,  purchase and find more art at http://www.quartermasterdesign.com/vietnam1.html -“At the age of 17, Eric Nevatie came to the U.S. as an immigrant from Finland in May of 1965, with aspirations of becoming a commercial artist. He didn’t speak English very much at all, and being surrounded by Finnish-speaking people in the Los Angeles area, he realised … Continue reading Eric Nevatie: Original Vietnam War art from Canada

Video: War Art 51 – Korea, 1950-1953

-“When North Korean forces invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, it set off three years of dangerous fighting. The US, along with 15 other United Nations members, came to South Korea’s aid in repelling the invasion. North Korean troops were driven back almost to the Yalu river, where Chinese troops flooded across and added their strength to the North. Russian aid and a few … Continue reading Video: War Art 51 – Korea, 1950-1953

Video: IRAQ WAR – A VISION APPEARS IN A DREAM

Uploaded by JohnPurdueSite :: Check it out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IICMB59nwA -“An artist has a vision of a memorial she is shown to create in a dream. This will honor the Lima Company of Ohio, in which 23 marines died in 2005. She is painting the individuals. The Lima Company will be redeployed. This artist is Anita Miller. Her paintings will be displayed on Memorial Day as eight … Continue reading Video: IRAQ WAR – A VISION APPEARS IN A DREAM

Steve Mumford’s Epic Iraq Paintings

-“In his paintings Mumford investigates the war in Iraq, based on his experiences there and the understanding he gleaned from civilians and combatants. Sometimes from the perspective of the American soldiers, sometimes from the insurgents’ point of view, these paintings explore peoples’ motivations in war, the ties that bind as well as fracture. Iraqi prostitutes at a Western hotel; rifts between foreign jihadis and Iraqi … Continue reading Steve Mumford’s Epic Iraq Paintings

Video: National Cemetery provides full honors for veterans buried alone

Uploaded by NYCMarinesvideo :: Check it out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-dgLlR_LhA -“CALVERTON, N.Y. — Calverton National Cemetery conducts a special ceremony for veterans who had no one attend their funeral. On the second Wednesday of each month the cemetery organizes a color guard and a flag-folding detail to give the deceased service members proper honors. Michael Picerno, Calverton National Cemetery director, estimates that 300-400 veterans are buried each … Continue reading Video: National Cemetery provides full honors for veterans buried alone