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Bonnie Kaye

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Military Author Radio, www.militaryauthorradio.com with co-hosts Patriot Media Author Dr. Tom Gauthier, and Dari Bradley CEO of Patriot Media, Incorporated, are proud to continue to promote Military Authors in support of the Military Author Industrial Complex.  This week our guest is Gary Velasco, author of  Fighting Colors:The Creation of Military Aircraft Nose Art.  Artist Gary Velasco's first book on the subject covers a detailed look at aircraft nose art utilizing  hundreds of photos from his personal collection.

Born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut, Gary Velasco has been drawing since the age of nine and always found a way to market his talents. From decorative interior home painting to dozens of murals in restaurants throughout Connecticut, his unique art style continues to be admired today.

After a successful musical career, in 1995, Gary’s love for aviation and WWII aircraft led him to experiment with the idea of marketing reproduction aircraft panels with vintage nose art markings. After extensive research on the subject, he decided to start with several pieces. Orders started to come in through advertising thus increasing volume and designs which turned into full time employment and Velasco Enterprises Fighting Colors Collection was born.

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