Saturday, 1 June 2013

An Artist Abroad: Drawing life on the front line




























Captain Sophie Whitaker is a serving war artist whose main job is to provide Joint Fires Targeting support to Task Force Helmand on OP HERRICK 18. As a member of 74 Battery (The Battleaxe Company) 39 Regiment Royal Artillery – attached to 1 Royal Horse Artillery, Sophie works in the Brigade Headquarters, Lashkar Gah, where she finds time between an often hectic schedule to put pencil to paper. Read more about Sophie HERE 

Sophie is a brave soldier and a great artist, good luck to her, just wanted to add I served with 74 Battery (The Battleaxe Company) in Northern Ireland when they were attached to 32 Heavy Regiment Royal Artillery.