This painting is part of Benjamin's new Defenders of Freedom Series, it is a snapshot of the US Marine Corps in action on the land, in the sea and the air. It represents the Marine Corps motto Semper Fidelis, which is a collective commitment to the success of their battles. Right middle features the iconic Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C. In the bottom left firing the M101A1 is Captain Donald R. Knauss, when he was in Vietnam. At the top right, Col. Gerald “Jerry” L. Smith USMC (Ret.), Aggie Class of 1982, was used as the model for the soldier holding the M4 rifle. The C130J, top right, portrays the airplane flown by Col. John Albers USMC (Ret.), Aggie Class of 1990, Benjamin’s A&M Corps of Cadets Squadron 3 classmate.
Prints are available in these sizes:
17"x10" ArtPaper Open Edition - $48.00
23"x14" ArtPaper Open Edition - $65.00
40"x24" ArtCanvas Open Edition - $450.00 (Canvas Print - ready to hang)
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