A mixed media exhibit, “Take Me Home Huey”, expresses the power of healing through art. Steve Maloney’s mixed-media sculpture Take Me Home Huey is structured around a transformed boneyard U.S. Army Huey helicopter that served as an air ambulance during the Vietnam War. The artist partnered with Light Horse Legacy (LHL), an aviation restoration based Non-profit outreach for Veteran’s and their families suffering with Post-Traumatic Stress. A USA Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, LHL acquired, restored, and brought the Huey as a blank canvas for the transformation into a work of art.
Take Me Home Huey is dedicated to the 2,709,918 Americans that served in Vietnam. It is a colorful ambassador – literally and figuratively –and has proven to be a catalyst for conversations for veterans from all conflicts.
LHL Founder Dave Barron uncovered the tragic events of February 14, 1969 when, during a Medevac mission in Vietnam two crewmembers, Gary L. Dubach and Stephen L. Schumacher died bravely during the mission. His efforts brought surviving Crewmembers and families together for the beginning of Take Me Home Huey’s mission of healing.
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