Jim Hawks, E5 Navy, Vietnam veteran, combat photographer , 1967-1971 is also a proud member of the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars.) As a VFW Member and through other volunteer affiliations Jim has had the opportunity to meet and get to know scores of men and women who have served in harms way, on foreign soil preserving and protecting our right to freedom.
Jim has been a professional photographer, cameraman and director for more than 40 years. His education began as a young boy watching his father work as a still photographer, JIm's film education includes US Naval Cinematography School, Pensacola Florida and Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara Ca.
Currently living in the greater Palm Springs, Ca. area he and wife Lynn continue to produce video content for entrepreneurs and corporate clients while also volunteering their time to the VFW and other community organizations.
Jim's passion project is to meet and document the stories of as many Veterans as he possibly can. Goal: 100 Veterans in 1 year.
Each veteran has a unique and profound story to tell, some are a simple recount of their years in the military, others are painful and poignant recollections of lives lost and saved, all share the impact military service has had on their lives moving forward.
Candid and sincere, their stories are captured on video to be appreciated and forever remembered. If you or someone you know has a special story of military service to share, please contact us.
If you would like to honor and forever preserve the memories and legacy of military service of a loved one: Grandfather, Grandmother, Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Son, Daughter or spouse, please call us. We would love to discuss the opportunity. Their history and memories of service are the very fabric of American Freedom, let us help you preserve their legacy.
Additional projects produced by Jim Hawks honoring our Veterans and their legacy
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