Medevac Hustle

Corporal James R. Butcher USMC1968

National Museum of the Marine Corps

National Museum of the Marine Corps
Triangle, United States

About the artist: James R. Butcher (Cpl, USMC) (1944 - present)
James “Jim” Butcher studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1966, served in Vietnam with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, and later became a combat artist. He returned to Baltimore and established himself as a successful commercial illustrator. Butcher continued his association with the Marine Corps Combat Art Program and documented various training exercises including Marine Corps test pilots in F/A-18 Hornets. Butcher currently lives in Maryland where he continues to paint.


  • Title: Medevac Hustle
  • Creator: Corporal James R. Butcher USMC
  • Date Created: 1968
  • Location Created: Vietnam
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museum of the Marine Corps
  • Medium: Acrylic on illustration board
  • Art Genre: History

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