Dirty Canteen is a collaboration of this generation's veteran artists and is actively committed to helping fellow Veterans with opportunities for expression and support. We also educate the public. Our goal is to exhibit our work in institutions across the country. The Dirty Canteen is a metaphor for our experiences in the military. We have served in conflicts from the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, and we would like to share our experiences and knowledge.
Iraq War veteran Russell Ault copes through drawing: After Russell Ault returned from serving in the Iraq War, he said words couldn't express the pain he felt. Drawing, however, has allowed him to cope, heal.
Group helps veterans cope with battle scars through art
Group helps veterans cope with battle scars through art: Richard Casper has a new path, one filled with photography, music and art in a quest to help other veterans through a program called Creativets.
@ Caroline Cova IRAQ PAPER SCISSORS by Sara Nesson. A documentary film that takes us into the lives of five Iraq War veterans struggling with PTSD as they discover that they have dreams and talents beyond machine guns and combat.
Veteran Badly Burned In Iraq Finds Therapy In Art: "A bald eagle landing represents homecoming. “It’s a piece about inbound veterans coming home,” he explains. And the three dead trees in the background represent the three friends he lost in Iraq.