Portraits of American Veterans Project
By Jeanine Hill-Soldner


Dana Mayer
by Jeanine Hill-Soldner

Dana Mayer, R.N.
US Air Force, Captain, Critical Care Air Transport Team
Iraq 2 tours, Afghanistan
2004 - 2011

Dana grew up in Cary, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. After high school she attended nursing school and then on to enlistment in the Air Force. Dana was first deployed to Balad, Iraq where she worked in hospital intensive care treating American, NATO, coalition forces, local nationals and kids. She worked as a critical care nurse on a Critical Care Air Transport Team. She flew in over 45 missions; treating over 70 people, and logged more than 250 combat hours. Dana brought her quilt from “Quilts of Valor,” which she was given on her first tour of duty in Iraq. The quilt is included in the painting.

Home: Cary, IL

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