• Maximum Effort

    Maximum Effort

    by James Dietz

    This work illustrates what it was like to be on a bomber field in 1944, depicting the 15th Air Force in Italy after a tough mission: Weary flight crews dragging their flight bags; a quick debriefing of officers while the flight engineer discusses damage to the number 3 engine with the ground crew. The aircraft pictured, Paper Doll and Reluctant Liz,…

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  • Maintaining Air Dominance

    Maintaining Air Dominance

    by K. Randel

    This painting shows Raptors and F-35s stretching their wings in the first rays of the morning sun as skilled maintenance technicians on the ground below ready the fighters for an early mission.

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  • Manas to Bagram Red-Eye

    Manas to Bagram Red-Eye

    by Richard Taylor

    This painting depicts an interior scene of a C-130 transporting troops from Manas AFB, Kyrgyzstan, to Bagram AFB, Afghanistan in October 2009.  The postures and faces of these service members are incredibly expressive of the patience, stoicism, and dedication to service “whenever, wherever” demonstrated by Airmen all over the world today.

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  • Lackland Graduation Ceremony

    Lackland Graduation Ceremony

    by Diane Johnson

    This piece depicts a pass-in-review at the Basic Military Training Graduation Ceremony and Parade…the event which signals the qualification of new Airmen to enter the Profession of Arms, and marks their commitment to live by our Core Values.

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