• On The Shoulders of Giants

    On The Shoulders of Giants

    by Ezra Tucker

    This painting depicts the African American in the United States Air Force facing a grand endeavor that will change them and their country forever. The point-of-view of this painting is looking up and over the broad, proud, and capable shoulders of a confident, yet humble young pilot, observing his comrades-in-arms beginning to realize their dreams to fly.

  • WASPs


    by Michael Backus

    A group portrait of nine Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) from the WWII service period. They are standing in their winter flight gear on the flight line in front of a P-51D Mustang.

  • Raptor's Reveille

    Raptor's Reveille

    by David Schweitzer

    The artist captures the quiet majesty of 30 June 2008 at 0730 on the Elmendorf Air Force Base flight line in Anchorage,Alaska. The crew chiefs ready the F-22 for flight outside the 525th Fighter Squadron.

  • The Best Teach The Rest

    The Best Teach The Rest

    by Mia Tavonatti

    This painting is derived from a photograph the artist shot during a training mission at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2006. The scene depicts the 551st Search and Rescue Special Operations Squadron on board a CH-53 armored helicopter during a training mission ...