Elisabeth Real

Free, 2008

An Army Of One

Timmy has stopped taking his antidepressants but his psychologist told him that he couldn‘t survive without medication. Little inconviences like a flat tire on his car cause him to lock himself in his room and cry inconsolably, Killeen TX, July 2008

soldat, tv, bett, drinnen

Timmy and his son Quentin, two weeks before deployment, Killeen TX, September 2006

mann, kind, draussen

Timmy arriving at home. He has just come back from Iraq and hasn‘t seen his family for fifteen months. While he was deployed, he and his wife Joscelyn started talking about a divorce, Hibbing MN, December 2007

umarmung, paar, drinnen

Timmy‘s friends come over and they all start wrestling. The guys often hug and kiss to show their affection. Afterwards they joke about it and call eachother gay, Fort Hood/Killeen TX, May 2008

wrestling, jungs, drinnen, schlafzimmer

On post, waiting for formation. Timmy has a no-weapon-profile and is no longer going to work with his regular unit. He has been waiting to get a honorable discharge for eight months, Fort Hood TX, August 2008

soldaten, army base, draussen

Timmy says

soldat, uniform, küche, drinnen

Friday afternoon by the river. Timmy and his friends who are stationed in Ft. Hood come from all over the United States and are lonely – drinking seems to be the only amusement that passes the time, Fort Hood/Killeen TX, May 2008

draussen, bier, jungs

Quentin and Angelina pose for a family photo with their dad while he’s on summer vacation, Forrest Lake MN, July 2008

familie, suburbia, draussen, kinder


Titel der Arbeit
An Army Of One