Steven M Miska

Steven M Miska is a United States Army veteran. Steve Miska is the Principal Investigator for Strategically Protecting Soft NetworksTM, a project supported by the Pacific Council on International Policy in L.A. and numerous other partners to protect vulnerable allies who work with Americans in conflict zones. As Executive Director of First Amendment Voice, he leads a nonpartisan effort to … Read More

Cynthia D Hines

Cynthia D. Hines is a Chicago-based actor, voice actor and writer. She is an Army veteran, having served as a paralegal from 1994-2005. She served in Fort Drum, New York with the 10th Mountain Division; Korea with the 2nd Infantry Division; Germany with the 1st Infantry Division; as well as a tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the … Read More

Michael Shusko

Michael Shusko, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACOEM, was raised in Long Branch, NJ. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1985 after graduating high school. Dr. Shusko cut his teeth in the military in the mid-1980s and early 1990s. As his first assignment, he attended the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, CA, where he studied Arabic. Upon completing his … Read More

David Carpenter

Tears by David Carpenter

David Carpenter is a Veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a Boatswains Mate about the U.S.S. Frederick LST 1184. At 44 years of age David was diagnosed with PTSD and Schizophrenia and is now a Disabled Veteran. At first art was a form of therapy, and I did not realize until years later that is what … Read More

Satinder Kaur

U.S. Army veteran, Satinder Kaur is a determined dreamer who writes, directs and produces. Recently, she was invited to shadow an episodic director at The CW Network show DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Her short film The Last Killing produced by Ensaaf won the best short documentary award at NewFilmmakers LA and the Amnesty International Best Human Rights Short award. Kaur … Read More

Sydney Hoffner

Sydney Hoffner served in the US Army as a mechanic in Operation Iraqi Freedom III. She holds a BA in Film & Television from Montana State University. Her first pilot, Bootleg, was performed in the USVAA New Works Presentation 2017, and she is a past participant in the Writers Guild Foundation Veterans Writing Program and LACMA’s Veterans Make Movies. Sydney … Read More

Izzy Ezagui

Izzy Ezagui is decorated squad commander in the Israel Defense Forces. While he continues to serve in an elite unit in the reserves, Izzy delivers inspirational talks across the United States and internationally. He’s a filmmaker, screenwriter, and the author of “Disarmed, Unconventional Lessons from the World’s Only One-Armed Special Forces Sharpshooter.” To learn more about Izzy please visit HIS … Read More

Monty Little

Fever Dreams: Amy Poehler by Monty Little

Monty Little is a United States Marine Corps veteran. After five semesters of studying Architecture at Arizona State University, Monty Little enlisted in the Marine Corps as a Rifleman in 2004. Within his enlistment, Little was stationed with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines where he deployed with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit to various countries in Southeast Asia in 2006, and … Read More

Richard Wobbe

Artwork by Richard Wobbe

Richard Wobbe is a United States Air Force veteran. Born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in the rough and tumble neighborhood of Anacostia. Enlisted the USAF honoring the tradition of my family, and also to avoid being drafted into the US Army. (Love amongst friends, No offense meant) Received a degree at Florida Southwestern while going to night school … Read More

Ryan Roa

Expanded Steel Relief Number 5 by Ryan Roa

Ryan Roa is a United States Army veteran/ Ryan Roa received his MFA from Hunter and his BFA from SUNY New Paltz. He has had solo exhibitions at Jersey City Museum, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Trinity Museum. His work has been exhibited in groups shows at The Bronx Museum of Art, Queens Museum of Art, Moscow Museum of … Read More