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Collection Rise of the Fallen
WVM ID Number V2012.73.19
Object Name Portrait
Title Portrait, Rise of the Fallen, Charles A. Kiser
Year Range from 2004
Year Range to 2010
Event Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom
Description Portrait, single subject, full face view, consists of a color photograph encased in opaque white Plexiglas rectangular box. Frosted face of box largely obscures photograph producing an ethereal effect. Back of box has adhered strips of velcro for mounting, taped on label from The Rise of the Fallen exhibit as well as subject's name and barcode, and etched signature of artist, Andre Ferrella.
History This box honors Army Staff Sergeant Charles A. Kiser 37, of Cleveland, Wisconsin; assigned to the 330th Military Police Detachment, Army Reserve, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; killed June 24, 2004 when an explosion occurred near his convoy in Mosul, Iraq.
Maker Andre Ferrella
Place of Origin Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Material Plexiglas/Paper
Biographical Record Kiser, Charles A.
Search Terms Memorial
Reflection
OIF
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Iraq