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Hurry Up and Wait

A marine sits on the ramp of a C-130 airplane with his communications gear on
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Morgan Ian Wilbur; 2004; Framed Dimension 18H X 22W
Accession #: 2005-009-02
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This U.S. Marine Corps air crewman is a good example for the age-old saying used as the title for this painting. I was lucky to fly with this C-130 Hercules crew from Marine Aerial Refueler Squadron 452 (VMGR 452) for an entire day. This scene takes place on an airfield ramp in Kuwait, awaiting cargo bound for Iraq in 2003.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom
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