In this painting, the artist portrays a tired Soldier seated on an uncomfortable chair in an austere setting. As the title indicates, the Soldier is waiting in line to make a much-anticipated phone call to loved ones at home. The subject is a member of the 1st Infantry Division deployed to Camp Bonsteel, Kosovo.


  • Title: Waiting to Phone Home
  • Creator: M. Sgt. Henrietta Snowden
  • Date Created: 2000
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: U.S. Army Center of Military History
  • Medium: Watercolor and Colored Pencil on Paper

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