Jim got this tattoo to honor fallen soldiers and those who are still missing.
Jim got this tattoo to represent his time in the Army and honoring those he served with and made it back home.
Clifton got this tattoo when his best friend committed suicide due to everything that happened while she was overseas. "I myself am an army veteran and want her to live on with me forever and in the hearts and minds of people that knew her and got to love her like i did. She was such an amazing person with a heart of gold."
Fatima got her tattoo when she came back from deployment (OEF) in 2004. "This piece represents to me what died within me while I was there. What was lost. So this “dead female Marine” represents that time in my life."
Matthew got this tattoo to represent his time in the Navy. "This piece means a lot because the navy helped me do and see things I never would have been able to by myself. This piece also has another amazing story because it was done by a Purple Heart recipient from Army/Marine Corp who helps take care of local veterans."
Jamie got this tattoo as a memorial of him following into his grandfathers' footsteps. "This tattoo allows me to remember them and the lessons they taught me. I know they are with me for the rest of my life."
Rikki got this tattoo to represent all of the branches her family has served. "This tattoo has a lot of value to me as all the members of my family who was in the service have all passed and crossed the bridge. I just want to say to those who have family and friends serving, cherish them, show them you care and love them, hug them even when they don't want it."
Austin got the eagle, globe, and anchor to represent his time in the Marine Corps. He also got his dad's name who is also a fellow Vet.
For Brandon, his tattoo signifies his on-going battle with PTSD, depression, and anxiety. It’s a skull and a man trapped behind the eyes as if he’s in prison, meaning ‘your mind is your greatest prison.'
Navy Skull Forearm Tattoo
USN Anchor Back Tattoo
Army Eagle Shoulder Tattoo
We The People Back Tattoo
Veteran Memorial Back Tattoo
Skull Marine Corp Tattoo
Combat Shoulder Tattoo
USMC Leg Tattoo