Many of us have enjoyed Barry Kooser's 30 Minute Daily Spitpaints, but this one holds a special place in our imagination. Today's theme was Pilot Ejection - and Barry took inspiration from "John Ross: American," a Worker Studio original property in development. This amazing true story is about a WWII photo-recon pilot of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. John was shot down 3 times on the 96 missions he flew and survived every one.
Movie Poster Keychain 'John Ross: American'
John Ross’ story resonated with the national veterans organization, AMVETS (American Veterans). Encompassing 200,000 members,they have 1,400 local Posts all over the country. They are a volunteer-lead, non-profit group that has been creating programs and support for Veterans since World War II. Here is just some of the important work AMVETS has done for Veterans: