Portraits of American Veterans Project
By Jeanine Hill-Soldner


Bill Crist
by Jeanine Hill-Soldner

Bill E. Crist
United States Army, E 4
Vietnam, Ambulance Driver, Medic
1970-72

Drafted into the Army at age 18, Bill trained in Echo 33 Company Tigerland for infantry at Fort Polk, LA. Shortly thereafter he was deployed to Vietnam and worked as an ambulance driver and medic in a Critical Care Specialty Unit experiencing extensive combat while saving lives of the wounded. Today Bill volunteers at the Hines VA and the National Veterans Art Museum. He visits schools in the Chicago area talking to children about his experiences and the US Military.

Home: Bourbonaise, IL.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 30" x 40"
Price: Not For Sale