NEA Arts: “Lifting the Spirits: The USO Brings the Arts to the Troops”

August 9, 2012 by Paulette Beete BNA recording artist Kellie Pickler joined the USO in honoring our nation’s real heroes with a week-long Memorial Day USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour to the Middle East. Paying homage to those who have fallen, as well as those currently serving on the front lines, Pickler dined with troops and […]

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The Soul of America: The Arts and the Military

August 6, 2012 About the cover: Lance Corporal Nicholas G. Ciccone by Michael D. Fay, a portrait drawn during their duty in Afghanistan. Ciccone committed suicide in 2003. Courtesy of the Art Collection, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, Virginia This week on Art Works we’re featuring stories from the latest edition of NEA […]

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