…The young man is a mechanic for the FA-18 Hornets and had been on night duty. I was able to work on him in his makeshift environment whilst he slept through the day. Little moments in the image struck me as poignant: the teddy bear a parting gift from his wife; the photographs of his wife and dog along with the pin-up posters.
ON LOAN COURTESY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL ART91760
Reviewed 01 December 2021