A Huge Responsibility

M. Sgt. Martin Cervantez2009

National Museum of the United States Army

National Museum of the United States Army
Fort Belvoir, United States

Artist-in-Residence M. Sgt. Cervantez witnessed this scene while deployed to Afghanistan in 2008. The painting represents a meeting between 2d Lt. Patrick Farrell of the American Provincial Police Mentor Team and the Afghan National Police Chief in the town of Khost. The artist titled the painting A Huge Responsibility as a reference to the weight carried by each member of this small group.


  • Title: A Huge Responsibility
  • Creator: M. Sgt. Martin Cervantez
  • Date Created: 2009
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: U.S. Army Center of Military History
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas

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