Igor Zusev

The Forager by Igor Zusev

Igor Zusev was born in Russia in Feb 1979. He emigrated to the US with his family in 1989. A veteran of the US NAVY, Igor acted as ships official photographer where he was able to record military life as he lived it. He served as a Fire Controlman 3rd class in the 7th fleet from 2000-2004. His artistic expressions … Read More

James Adger

Jazz Piano by James Adger

James Adger is a United States Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran. My induction to Art, painting that is, came about through an Out-Patient Art Therapy program for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I can’t tell you how much joy I’ve found in painting. Once I picked up a brush and put paint to a canvas the light of joy and freedom became … Read More

Amy Roberts

The Photographer by Amy Roberts.

Amy Roberts is a United States Army veteran. I grew up in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Connecticut and began lessons with oils when I was nine.   Now my chosen medium is acrylics because they work well in my traveling lifestyle.  My path has offered the opportunity to live in several states, the Carolinas, California, Virginia, Texas, Hawaii, … Read More

Kadyn Michaels

Kadyn Michaels, a native New Yorker, is a former U.S. Navy Lieutenant. After leaving active duty he would go on to graduate of Chapman University’s MFA in Film Production Program where he studied Sound Design, Editing, and Screenwriting. His scripts have been finalists at the Austin Film Festival and in Francis Ford Coppola’s American Zoetrope Screenwriting contest. He writes supernatural, … Read More

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