Detroit Performs TV: Veterans Art (Episode 209)

Detroit Performs TV: Veterans Art (Episode 209)
November 10, 2014 Cheryl Jones

A special edition honoring our war heroes as a group of students at Navigator Elementary School show their support for veterans and their service dogs through a creative project; Model Maker Sean Tracy uses his skills to honor those who have served our country; And photographer Jennifer Karady’s exhibition Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan evokes the psychology of life after war.

Watch the Stiggy's Dogs segment

Stiggy’s Dogs is an organization that trains rescue dogs to be service dogs for veterans. Recently, a group of elementary school students wanted to show their appreciation for Stiggy’s and for veterans with a creative service project.

Watch the Veterans Model Project segment

Sean Tracy is a guy who believes in honoring our veterans and also loves making museum quality models of military vehicles. The result is the Veterans Model Project.

Watch the Soldiers' Stories segment

Jennifer Karady has worked with American veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to create staged narrative photographs depicting their individual stories and addressing their difficulties in adjusting to civilian life.