Air Force Ink: A cultural evolution

Maj. Matthew, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Commander’s Action Group chief, displays his tattoos Jan. 26, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The roses on his arm represents natural beauty and the quote ‘Until you face your fears, you don’t move to the other side, where you find the power’ references a book about the Ironman Triathlon and is key to keeping him motivated during his own training. An updated tattoo policy has taken effect as of Feb. 1, 2017, and is key to the recruitment of the nation’s top talent. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class James Thompson
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