”The United States Air Force Art Collection documents the story of the Air Force through the universal language of art. The actions and deeds of Air Force men and women are recorded in paintings by eminent American artists in a way words alone could never tell. These paintings are both historical and educational and expose the military and the public to the role and diverse capabilities of the United States Air Force.”
-USAF Art Collection
Crissie has been a contributor to the USAF collection for several years, at the request of the Pentagon she has deployed on multiple missions to document events from the AMC Rodeo to Haitian Earthquake relief efforts. Over twenty of her paintings are in the collection of the US Pentagon, National Museum of Naval Aviation and other museums across the country.
342 Training Squadron, USAF Combat Control
Pope AFB, NC: Controllers are trained Special Operations Forces. Their mission is to deploy, undetected, into combat and hostile environments to establish assault zones or airfields, while simultaneously conducting air traffic control, fire support, command and control, direct action, counter-terrorism, foreign internal defense, humanitarian assistance, and special reconnaissance.
Patriot Defender Training: Security Forces Patriot Defender Training at Fort Wolters Military Reservation in Mineral Wells, Texas. The two-week course provides security forces Airmen with additional combat skills training.
Operation Unified Response: Haitian Earthquake Relief
Air Mobility Command (AMC) Rodeo
McChord AFB. A biennial, international airlift competition hosted by the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command.