In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 photo, artist Marcus Eriksen, a Gulf War veteran, works on a mold of his mentor, Capt. Charles Moore, a fellow scientist, at his home studio in Los Angele

 

              In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 photo, artist Marcus Eriksen, a Gulf War veteran, works on a mold of his mentor, Capt. Charles Moore, a fellow scientist, at his home studio in Los Angele
In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 photo, artist Marcus Eriksen, a Gulf War veteran, works on a mold of his mentor, Capt. Charles Moore, a fellow scientist, at his home studio in Los Angeles. More than 350 veterans of Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan have turned to art to preserve more intimate and enduring memories of war, and more than 2,500 of their works have found a home at Chicago’s National Veterans Art Museum. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)