Sculptures

Sculptures

Slide the eagle sculpture

The central element of the
monument is a bronze eagle
perched atop the globe to represent
the global reach of the United States
Armed Forces
for both military and
disaster relief operations. Since the
end of World War II, no
other nation has been able to
match the global capabilities of
America’s Armed Forces.

The central element of the monument is a bronze eagle perched atop
the globe to represent the global reach of the United States
Armed Forces
for both military and disaster relief operations.
Since the end of World War II, no other nation has been
able to match the global capabilities of America’s Armed Forces.

Grand Eagle
Slide Army Squad Leader sculpture

The Army Squad Leader is attired in
full early 21st century battle gear.
The Army is the oldest of the
regular services, with an official
birthdate of June 14, 1775.

The Army Squad Leader is attired in full early
21st century battle gear. The Army is the oldest of the regular
services, with an official birthdate of June 14, 1775.

Army Squad Leader
Slide Marine sculpture

The World War II Era Marine also honors
Native Americans who serve in
the Armed Forces. Ira Hayes
, a Pima Indian, is one of six
Marines immortalized in the iconic
photograph of theflag raising on
Iwo Jima
during World War II.

The World War II Era Marine also honors Native Americans
who serve in the Armed Forces. Ira Hayes, a Pima Indian, is one
of six Marines immortalized in the iconic photograph of the
flag raising on Iwo Jima during World War II.

World War 2 Marine
Slide Sailor sculpture

The Navy Sailor Standing Watch also
represents Black Americans who serve
in the Armed Forces. Doris “Dorie”
Miller
, a Black American serving on
the battleship West Virginia at
Pearl Harbor, was awarded the Navy
Cross
for his heroic actions on
the fateful day.

The Navy Sailor Standing Watch also represents
Black Americans who serve in the Armed Forces.
Doris “Dorie” Miller, a Black American serving on the battleship
West Virginia at Pearl Harbor, was awarded the Navy Cross for
his heroic actions on the fateful day.

Sailor Standing Watch
Slide Air Force Fighter Pilot sculpture

The Air Force Fighter Pilot represents
both women and Asian Americans
who serve. The Air Force was the
first service to allow women to be
in a “direct combat” role. Members of
the WWII Japanese-American 442nd
Infantry Regiment
were awarded 21
Medals of Honor, 62 Distinguished
Service Crosses and over 600 Silver
Stars.

The Air Force Fighter Pilot represents both women and Asian
Americans
who serve. The Air Force was the first service
to allow women to be in a “direct combat” role. Members of the
WWII Japanese-American 442nd Infantry Regiment were awarded
21 Medals of Honor, 62 Distinguished Service Crosses
and over 600 Silver Stars.

Fighter Pilot
Slide Coast Guard Cutter Captain
sculpture

The Captain of a Coast Guard Cutter
also represents Hispanic Americans
who serve. Normally part of
the Department of Homeland Security,
Coast Guard elements are routinely
attached to the Navy during wartime.
Only one Coastguardsman, Signalman
First Class Douglas A. Munro
has been
awarded the Medal of Honor.

The Captain of a Coast Guard Cutter also represents Hispanic
Americans
who serve. Normally part of the Department of
Homeland Security, Coast Guard elements are routinely attached
to the Navy during wartime. Only one Coastguardsman,
Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro has been awarded
the Medal of Honor.

Cutter Captain
Slide Minuteman sculpture

The Minuteman represents the rich
tradition of the National Guard, Federal
Reserves
, and Merchant Marine.
Technically a Civilian Auxiliary to the
Navy, the Merchant Marine operates
ships for the Military Sealift Command.
Merchant Mariners died at the rate of 1
in 26 during WWII – the highest rate of
casualties of any service in the War.

The Minuteman represents the rich tradition of the National Guard,
Federal Reserves, and Merchant Marine. Technically a Civilian
Auxiliary to the Navy, the Merchant Marine operates ships for the
Military Sealift Command. Merchant Mariners died at the rate of
1 in 26 during WWII – the highest rate of casualties
of any service in the War.

Minuteman

Chad Fisher, a figurative sculptor who works primarily in bronze and marble, has agreed to donate his time and artistic talent to create seven sculptures for the Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument. Learn more

Six service specific sculptures form an Honor Guard for the eagle. The sculptures represent specific services, time periods, and history as well as the diversity of the Armed Forces as a whole as it exists in the early 21st Century, and is likely to exist in the foreseeable future.