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Sexy Wounded War Veterans Show They’re Confident Enough To Be Hot Models
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Sexy Wounded War Veterans Show They’re Confident Enough To Be Hot Models

Michael Stokes, a fine arts photographer in California, takes a bold new approach to veteran portrait photography by taking powerful and sexually charged photos of confident veterans posing proudly with their amputated body parts and prosthetics.

The project began with Alex Minsky, a U.S. Marine whose leg was amputated after suffering a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2009. After Minsky set the tone for a confident and proud photoshoot as opposed to a somber one, other veterans began to sign up, leading to a book by Stokes called “Always Loyal.”

“Some people will say to me ‘Oh, this is really helpful to their self-esteem,’ or, ‘You’re making them feel like men again,'” Stokes told MTV. “These guys have come to me very healed and ready to take the world on. I’m not giving them back their confidence. They already have it.”

More info: michaelstokes.netFacebook | Kickstarter (h/t: aplus, mtv)

“I’m not giving them back their confidence. They already have it”

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teretore
Community Member
7 years ago

As an amputee, this post shows me that there's no problem with that :) !!! You can be still hot as hell !!

JeanneDeaux
Community Member
7 years ago

Of course you can, feel confident and don't forget that you are still you and that's all that matters. Go on, show yourself to the world, live with a free spirit!

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FredrikStipps
Community Member
7 years ago

the only thing i find really morbid and repulsive is that they pose with guns o.O

JenniferCaroline
Community Member
7 years ago

Why? They are trained with guns And various other weapons. Did you stop and think that the meaning behind it was that even though they are physically wounded they are still dedicated to the job they have been trained to do? Showing that they aren't scared of weapons helps assure people about PTSD.

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HeinaKarina
Community Member
7 years ago

Soo any of them still single ;) haha

DaydeeBalandra
Community Member
7 years ago

I don't see what's so disrespectful about admiring attractive, normal human persons and wanting to know whether they're single or not.

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TammyShipione
Community Member
7 years ago

Absolutely beautiful, they are all sexy warriors in my book....total respect

FredDennison
Community Member
7 years ago

Wonderful photographs of most incredibly beautiful (far beyond physical) people. Kudos to Michael Stokes for providing positive provocative images of courageous people. And double kudos those people for sharing. One only needs to look into their eyes to see it. They're inspirational.

StephanieCorbitt
Community Member
7 years ago

Oh...my...I didn't even realize my jaw dropped till my gum fell in my lap! :) The men are HOT!! The ladies are beautiful. :) Wow...

CherylArcher
Community Member
7 years ago

They've given up so much to serve and protect and they are still giving - giving us the chance to admire them and their beautiful bodies!! R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

BessieBadilla
Community Member
7 years ago

Beautiful and courageous men and women. Thank you very much for keeping us safe. You are my heroes and heroines! God bless you all! Thank you Mr. Stokes for showing their true strength and beauty!

HebaBabel
Community Member
7 years ago

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is there a war in your contry??? or making wars in other countries makes you feel safe??

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FaithFlowers-owens
Community Member
7 years ago

Michael Stokes is a genius. These photos are so beautiful they brought tears to my eye's. I am so proud of these soldiers and their loyalty to our country. Yes in these photos you see the violence of war and these photos have made it real to anyone that see's them, but they also represent love, courage, strength, loyalty and pride. So I say at ease to all the haters and see the true meaning and beauty of these men and women. American Soldiers, my hero's.

Deborah Tracey
Community Member
2 years ago

they should do a calendar!

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PatriciaHannon
Community Member
7 years ago

Wonderful project. Kudos to the people who were part of this amazing project. Everyone deserves to feel confident in themselves.

MonicaOrtiz
Community Member
7 years ago

On one side I am glad these people's beauty and courage is being portrayed on the other hand it glorifies and normalizes an ongoing human tragedy of war and maming. Many men and women no doubt are disfigured to the point that they will never be displayed on any calendar as well as many who have lost their lives. People can be sexy, war is horrific

CatMac
Community Member
7 years ago

I want this calendar amazing, beautiful, strong, very fit and sexy people pictured x

BrendaLee
Community Member
7 years ago

I think it is a wonderful idea making this calendar, thank you to all the soldiers that have fought endlessly for our Country and thank you for sharing a part of your healing with the rest of us...now where do I get a calendar...?

CarolJCarpenter
Community Member
6 years ago

But it's not a calendar. I've seen that comment several times, so I went back and read again, and this is a BOOK not a calendar. Would be a nice one, though!

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JojoBonobo
Community Member
7 years ago

Make peace, not fucking war

RachelFeuerbach
Community Member
7 years ago

"Si vis pacem, para bellum" or for you, since you probably have no clue of Latin meanings, "If you want peace, prepare for war". Bullies are everywhere, at the personal and national levels. I wouldn't back down to a bully personally, I would fight them, and the same goes for my country. I joined the Air Force when I was 18 when we weren't in a hot war, it was the Cold War then and the Russians thought they could rule the world. And assholes like you made them think they would succeed in dominating this country. Since they were defeated, a lot of other bullies have popped up with other ideologies but the same idea of dominating the world. What are you going to do, just lay there and take it? These warriors said no, and I respect them for it!

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DianeSkolnique
Community Member
7 years ago

Beautiful pictures.

NanDoloRatrero
Community Member
7 years ago

Wondering if only white men have been maimed in these wars and why, as a nonwhite military person i am always put in the position of poonting this out..

ALonelyHeart
Community Member
7 years ago

Well, yeah, and I was wondering about any who are not in the best body shape, who are overweight and/or disfigured . . . I guess it was his project and this is how he decided to present it, so it's open now for another photographer to work on with other people!

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DarcieBuskey
Community Member
7 years ago

Seriously people? My brother is a Marine. He felt like it was his duty to go and protect his family and his country. There has been war for centuries. Nothing new. I don't like war one bit but if that's what my brother chose to do I support him 100%. There are so many other things in this world to worry about then bitching about nothing. These men and women are hero's. If you can't see that then something is wrong. It saddens me that more people aren't supportive of our military. They are out there fighting for YOUR FREEDOM! My brother and brother in law are out there fighting for you to have your rights. Be gratefu!

DinkyLakhani
Community Member
7 years ago

It takes alot to stand tall after such life altering incidents and its truly commendable. Hats off to these men n women for looking way more sexy than any super model.

AnnMerritt
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow confident, beautiful people.

SomikiSomiki
Community Member
7 years ago

It's more about how terrifying war is. All these beatiful man's and woman's bodies shall do not be distructed this way.

MichelleSabado
Community Member
7 years ago

These pictures are flat out amazingly beautiful! The body is a wonderful thing and these veterans have sacrificed parts of theirs for our freedom. Their strength and confidence is inspirational for us all.

witono
Community Member
7 years ago

Great picture, except that the idea is a bit sway away... I see many hate comments as the messages of the pictures are too 'sexy' and mention nothing on the price of war.

AngieCates
Community Member
7 years ago

All I see is HOT AS HELL! I done forgot about everything else, what?

ManuelaSilva
Community Member
7 years ago

Fantastic <3

Emory Poe Blocker
Community Member
2 years ago

M.STOKES IS ABSOLUTLY AWESOME...Captures the beauty and confidence in these photographs.

LachrisejaElisaga
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone told me this calendar was filled with Vets with disabilities, WHAT DISABILITIES??CAN THEY NOT READ? BAD AT MATH? DYSLEXIA? BECAUSE THERE ISN'T ONE OF THEM THAT I WOULD KUCK OUTTA BED FOR EATING CRACKERS!!! DAMMMMMMMIT BOYS

CarolJCarpenter
Community Member
6 years ago

It's a book, not a calendar.

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MistyEspinosa-Ayala
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow, sexy... I need these hot guys in my calendar.. so sexy, so confident, so powerful.. All I see is strength.

InaSpringer
Community Member
7 years ago

It's a beautiful thing...in the not so distant past when soldiers came home from combat with missing limbs society looked beyond them so as to make them feel invisible and sorely devalued. As far as posing with weaponry...look at the juxtapositioning, while these folks lost a part of their physical being, the warrior spirit endures.

RonAnderson
Community Member
7 years ago

THESE VETS WERE HANDLING GUNS WHEN THEIR LIVES WERE CHANGED, GOD BLESS THEM FOR HAVING THE COURAGE TO SHOW US THEIR CONFIDENCE, SCARS, AND SHOW THE WORLD WHAT WAR IS ON ALL SIDES OF A PERSON. BEFORE AND AFTER THEIR LIVES WERE CHANGED FOREVER.

DeniseCluney
Community Member
7 years ago

out of all of them 11 of them didn't have a gun beside you have to look pass it and see the beauty of how they stood proud the body is still beautiful no matter what life sends you.

FlyingPancakes
Community Member
7 years ago

Amazing photography of beautiful people.

JodiSlaman
Community Member
7 years ago

Amazing pictures, please make a calendar. My husband and I would buy the calendar to support those who are true heroes. We owe these people our support and respect....at the very least

JoeBrown
Community Member
7 years ago

These are for a Calender, Contact Michael Stokes Photography for more info on the Calendar!

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BruceCornely
Community Member
7 years ago

I admire their bravery now and in the past, and artistic and high quality as the photographs are, it really breaks my heart to see what they have sacrificed for a grateful country which, sadly, has a very ungrateful government. Shame on the lazy and insensitive, and irresponsible, excuses for statesmen in DC. You should have such bravery to support our troops and defend our country and its Constitution.

Cookie101
Community Member
7 years ago

I am proud of each and every one. They have overcome huge hurdles to get where they are,,

ShannonBergeron
Community Member
7 years ago

I would buy this calender ..these people are so very brave ,the sacrifice the struggles of their wounds forever ... I'm deeply grateful for their sacrifice... And so inspired by their courage!

KristineNelson
Community Member
7 years ago

I can't believe how many people just don't get it at all. If you've never seen a war, been in a war or have had a friend or family member in a war, why are you even talking? Keep your pitiful whining to yourself. These people are heroes and deserve nothing but respect.

HebaBabel
Community Member
7 years ago

I have been in a war ,,, a true one It's never the right thing ,, war makers are never good people ..

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GeorginaWalker
Community Member
7 years ago

14 pictures and not one shot of a person of color? i find that horribly disturbing. sure these guys and ladies are sexy, but i don't think they represent the major of the armed forces.

CarrieHall
Community Member
7 years ago

Any veteran I've ever met who's injured would jump at the chance to go back across the pond and kill more jihadists. Without a second thought. They lost limbs, but their friends have lost their lives and they feel an obligation to their country who IS in danger and to protect their loved ones living blissed lives here on U.S. soil. I love that it shows them with guns and cigarettes if that what's real for them. It's their prerogative if they want to smoke and pose with guns.

KaitlinMcGee
Community Member
7 years ago

@babel who are you to judge another person's art? Another person's life? You don't know the hardships they've faced and from the sounds of it you know nothing of pride... Not for your country and certainly not for yourself. American soldiers do not start wars nor do they take pleasure in but when called to duty it's our job, our families and our lives were protecting. We may not start trouble bit we darn sure finish it. HOOAH!

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AnnetteTopits
Community Member
7 years ago

Beautiful pics, beautiful bodies!!!

IsobelFoulkes
Community Member
7 years ago

The one on the ropes makes me think of Jesus very emotive extremely good,the guns were part of their life as the heading says ex veterans so they are not repulsive when in the right hands.The cigarette only in one pose does spoil that picture the sexiness and power is lost by it.9.9/10.

DianeMoffatt
Community Member
7 years ago

Love the guy in the kilt!

ShahdaKai
Community Member
7 years ago

It's sad that they are hurt of weapons and make photos who represent the harm of violence and guns..this is not art for me. War is sick !

MariaNiva
Community Member
7 years ago

Art is not always about what is pretty or good. Art conveys messages that can be interpreted differently by different people. To me, people kill people. Guns don't kill people by themselves. Guns made them amputated. So without guns they wouldn't be their current selves. For me, the fact that these veterans pose with guns shows that they have accepted their past and themselves as is now. This is a tremendous feat and that's why i think that they are proud of posing with the guns.

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LynnPacione-Holman
Community Member
7 years ago

Lovely veterans of both genders!

Kevin Donohue
Community Member
2 years ago

The men photographed here are all way way out of my league - but a guy can dream, can't he?

Ingrid Judith
Community Member
2 years ago

Loveeee 🌷 I hope that there has been healing & love given and received to or by each of you- that no matter the case, you’ve searched for recovery mentally and physically & that not just someone else - but YOU have loved yourself as you are.

Katelin Gore
Community Member
2 years ago

As a female amputee I support this 100 percent. I even did a boudoir shoot. Our bodies are resilent and should be shown off.

Paweł S
Community Member
2 years ago

I wonder if that was worth it....do not mean participating in the session but going to war...it's XXI century and world powers continue using ordinary men and women to sort out their politics by means of war - for what - fighting terrorism that they previously bring to life themselves simply to justify their further steps against it? Well, its oil, natural resources, new weaponry system test and all the patriotic stuff that follows so hell - it's worth it!:)) who cares about hundreds of thousands of wounded and killed civilians, little children, war atrocities, large populatons movements etc. certainly not the ordinary elector driving his car powered by gasoline obtained from oil taken from Middle East as a payment for the "democracy" brought there about by the "western states"...hahha people, open your eyes...

Margaret Daly
Community Member
3 years ago

Hats off to these men and woman! Sexy as ever!

Ella Gillies
Community Member
3 years ago

I love being able to look at fellow amputees who aren't ashamed by their disability.

Sea
Community Member
5 years ago

Appendages do not make the man (or woman). I think these guys are hot. I saved a pic of a vet (can't remember from what site), but would absolutely LOVE to meet him. :)

Stephanie Hikes
Community Member
5 years ago

Sexy on all levels!!!!😘😘😘😘

Stephanie Ragsdale
Community Member
5 years ago

They are sexy and still amazing men I admire them for what they have done for us and will thank them everyday.

Willa Pauline
Community Member
5 years ago

They are all hot as hell 👏👏 job well done

Omayra Williams
Community Member
5 years ago

Great job Mr. Stokes! I am enamored.

Carolyn Kelsch
Community Member
5 years ago

These post are awesome their confidence is amazing I wish more veterans could find theirs they are still men and special in their choice to serve and that alone make them super HEROS then to poise and encourage others that is GREAT thank you for sharing

Christine Jackson
Community Member
5 years ago

Stunning bodies & beautiful people x

Amber Strawser
Community Member
5 years ago

These men are so handsome, I can truly say " my" eyes were drawn to their physique !Wow n Wow!!!!

Teresa Vernon
Community Member
5 years ago

Beautiful men no matter what

Tina Garris Buzzelli
Community Member
5 years ago

They are all beautiful sexy people. Be proud of who you are ❤💋

Jennifer Heller
Community Member
5 years ago

Love it love it love it is there a calendar and if so where

Barbara Almeida
Community Member
5 years ago

Sexy as all get out!!!!!!

Barbie K-D
Community Member
5 years ago

Absolutely incredible!

Jamie Gorring
Community Member
5 years ago

sexiest pics Love to see more.

Carolyn Baca
Community Member
5 years ago

Grest way to show that everyone is Beautiful.

Daniel Harvey
Community Member
5 years ago

As a vet result brother, I dont know why this so HOT. If the soldiers can do this, i have NO excuses.

Peeb Row
Community Member
6 years ago

there is a gay porn subgenre brewing here ;p

Rosemarie Teves
Community Member
6 years ago

Yes I'm another one admiring their, er,um beauty ????????????, but in all seriousness it was good to showcase this not on their looks, I'm not complaining though, but the courage they have to show they're not hiding, they are still "normal"

Jessica Marie
Community Member
6 years ago

Its amazing and inspirational that these beautiful people have sacrificed and been thru so much are still so confident. Some days I have a lack of confidence in my own self but this makes one second thought those doubts. Absolutely beautiful inspiring amazing people. Thank you for your service.

Barbara Chisholm
Community Member
6 years ago

ABS!

Sherri White
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow! Just wow!

ReverendVeritas
Community Member
6 years ago

Damn they've got some great bodies! But do you know what I think would be even more beautiful? A world without war.

red
Community Member
6 years ago

Devalued--blown up--devalued some more

TerryHartless
Community Member
6 years ago

NUMBER ONE, THANK YOU FOR PROTECTING ME AND OUR COUNTRY. NUMBER TWO, EVERYONE OF YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL AND OR HANDSOME AS THE DAY IS LONG. BRAVO TO YOU FOR THIS. ITS WONDERFUL.

CarolJCarpenter
Community Member
6 years ago

Y'all read again. It's not a calendar, it's a BOOK.

EllenEmpson
Community Member
6 years ago

Personally, I think that if countries want to wage war on one another the leaders and thier administrations who decide to go to war should be the ones to battle with the opposite countries' leaders and company. Let's see our decision makers get thier arms, and legs blown off and see how ready they are to get us in to another damn war.

DesireeLoewens
Community Member
6 years ago

These men are so effing hot!

RudyPortugal
Community Member
6 years ago

My heroes! You guys got my salute!

ReginaHeffler
Community Member
6 years ago

all so strong and sooo sexy!

SheriMayor
Community Member
6 years ago

Very creative and we'll done. I think this is brilliant. The people should feel really good about themselves and the photographer is right on point. Great job.

SoniaMarissa
Community Member
6 years ago

I think they're gorgeous, confident, hot as hell, sexy AF, more intriguing as human beings, and that the war still wasn't worth it. I want my money back. I'm ashamed I paid for this. I'm an american, I'm Christian. F@#k oil. Energy independence now.

EllisaBeth
Community Member
6 years ago

These men are hot! I love that the photographer shows you don't need to be fully bodied to be super sexy.

EllisaBeth
Community Member
6 years ago

These men are so yummy!! Hot hot hot!

Sallyann
Community Member
6 years ago

Is there a calendar for sale, of these?

PamScherer
Community Member
6 years ago

Those are some damn fine men.

NuniksGayatri
Community Member
7 years ago

So hot!

Marisolwhite
Community Member
7 years ago

I know this has nothing to do with race. But has anyone notice that the amputees are always white. I mean the armed forces are full of blacks and hispanics. What happened to them. I know there has to be hundreds of them out there.

CarriNease
Community Member
7 years ago

This is awesome :) Enjoyed them All- but My fav is the guy with the Kilt!

DawnBriere-Paul
Community Member
7 years ago

Holy fudge. These guys are beautiful, and the girl too, but mostly the guys! Lol!

HeatherWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

I think this is great for their ego.. to take someone who probably felt alone and scared of what the world thinks and take these photos and show them how beautiful they are is awesome!

TeleriNyfain
Community Member
7 years ago

Well thank YOU, Michael Stokes! I always appreciate hotness LOL

SandraKioski
Community Member
7 years ago

lovely to look at, would be nice to hold, if I was younger I'd be that bold.

ZeeYanthy
Community Member
7 years ago

They r hot

MaxMcc
Community Member
7 years ago

Ugh..still so vain..I'd say about 1 in 100 veterans really have these incredibly muscular bodies. Once again, trying to put gay average bodied men down..even though this is supposed to be something meaningful, you've used someone's pain to gain attention. Sexualising an injured veteran.. I am quite sure these men you picked to do this had no problem with self esteem..I mean they are all extremely handsome. And I am also sure you perverted men will say, "I'd still fuck him although he's missing whichever limb." Why do gay men have to be so damn superficial..plz help me understand this.

KyraKnox
Community Member
7 years ago

Yes, please - I'll take one :-)

KyraKnox
Community Member
7 years ago

Yes, please :-)

LuciaHewitt
Community Member
7 years ago

So loving this! haha ... maybe because they're all so darn attractive!

KristyShunk
Community Member
7 years ago

1word! HOT!

JennieBurrard
Community Member
7 years ago

theyre simply delicious

JennieBurrard
Community Member
7 years ago

Omg ! such beautiful guys, so perfectly formed, and stunningly handsome. Who cares if there is a limb missing, theyre men - fit men - strong men - and very very brave. Absolutely gorgeous. Definitely would love to meet !!!

SummerColey
Community Member
7 years ago

Gorgeous, daring and gritty. I personally love the whole artistic concept, not to mention the eye candy. I salute you!

VanessaGreen
Community Member
7 years ago

I love it very very handsome man n beautiful women looking good how you doin!

Juan-CarlosSaez
Community Member
7 years ago

perfect warriors, all are beautiful

Juan-CarlosSaez
Community Member
7 years ago

perfect warriors with missing parts, they are all beautiful

NadineMaciolek
Community Member
7 years ago

Holy Crap!!!!! Where can I buy that Calendar! :D

LoriToohey
Community Member
7 years ago

HOLY! Beautiful people - missing limbs or not. Good job!

RoxyJacobs
Community Member
7 years ago

These are beautiful human beings and by having them pose with weapons glamorizes the very violence that kills and mutilates countless men, women, and children everyday. The weapons are superfluous and take away from the message the veterans could give... that life is precious, but living it sometimes take great courage and determination. My husband did not get the opportunity to pose for calendar art; the left side of his head, shoulder, and arm were blown off by a claymore mine in 1966.

SamanthaMilton
Community Member
7 years ago

DAMN! i want me one of those...

IsabelleLaVosgienne
Community Member
7 years ago

FANTASTIC series!

KennethSilagy
Community Member
7 years ago

As a photographer I see this as a fabulous work of caring and incredible benefit for our veterans and the world to see that this is an extraordinary exhibit of art.

FiOhShineShine
Community Member
7 years ago

Respect!

LeslieGueguen
Community Member
7 years ago

Respect. And seriously, still hot.

SilvijaSavels
Community Member
7 years ago

Amazing individuals - beautiful photography!

KathyGriffithsKrick
Community Member
7 years ago

Legs or no legs. Arms or no arms. These people have smoking bodies!!!!!

DeliciaDawn
Community Member
7 years ago

They are awesome !

VeronicaVaughn
Community Member
7 years ago

Are any of the guys looking for a wife. I would be more than happy to volunteer for that position. lol

AutumnQuinlan
Community Member
7 years ago

They are hotter than ANY guys I have EVER seen in any calendar! Any person who can overcome injuries and hardships like that, keep their heads held high, just accept they can't change what happened and make the best out of what they still have are the BEST people in this world! These are the type of people everyone should look up to, people who nobody would blame for "giving up", but they never do!

MikedeMekiar
Community Member
7 years ago

Guns are tools and those guys have been well educated and trained to use those tools the right way, whatever the reason they were send there for (that's another debate). Of course, you can not see it through picture. anyway, really really nice pictures.

LouVarner
Community Member
7 years ago

wow! wonderful and beautiful photos

PatriciaMeixl
Community Member
7 years ago

Beautiful men!

LisaButtigieg
Community Member
7 years ago

beautiful images of brave and beautiful people, well done.!

BrendaMailman
Community Member
7 years ago

These photos are awesome..! love the guts and d courage of all the models participation these shots. Looking at these photos, I found them very confronting, to the ''raw brutality'' of ''war'' the reality of their experience of ''survival'' from such carnage. Each one of these people, are reflecting that they are embracing themselves completely and fully, though parts of their bodies are gone, they are, and their beautiful, strong bodies are still here. Full of strength, integrity, and sex appeal. The whole thing gives out a ''powerful'' message. Congratulations all around and to Michael Stokes on such a ''brilliant'' project.

SueIreland
Community Member
7 years ago

ooooooooh yes!!! (sorry honey ;D )

AnneliAlmquist
Community Member
7 years ago

Absolutely stunning <3 <3 <3

GingerMecca
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow. Hot. I love a man with powerful looking thighs and forearms, and they look even more powerful in titanium.

JennyJozwiak
Community Member
7 years ago

Amazing portraits...

HughSmith
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow so dam hot

FelicitasLuzFrancisco-Tumbokon
Community Member
7 years ago

Heroes!!!

FelicitasLuzFrancisco-Tumbokon
Community Member
7 years ago

heroes!!! kudos!!!

KarungiDaphne
Community Member
7 years ago

they are hot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LauraAndersson
Community Member
7 years ago

People with PTSD all deal with it differently, it what caused the PTSD in the first place that needs to be handled then handled carefully afterwards

AmyElizabeth
Community Member
7 years ago

Well when where dober purchase this calendar cuz i would definitely buy one !! Use the proceeds for the wounded warriors !!! It's fantastic

TashaHarris
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow, these guys and girls are awesome... How fit they are is inspiring!! Sexy, proud, confident and beautiful.. Some with a wicked sense of humour too... What an amazing physical recovery they have all made! Makes me think that after what must of been a traumatic time in Thier lives that they may have come out of it good mentally and emotionally to have been happy or brave enough to do this shoot ... You people are seriously hot.and great role models :) thanks to photographer too, great compositions!

JodiSlaman
Community Member
7 years ago

Amazing pictures, you should make a calendar. My husband and I would support true heroes. We as Americans owe them our support and respect at the very least

JoeBrown
Community Member
7 years ago

These are for a Calender, Contact Michael Stokes Photography for more info on the Calendar!

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JudithTy
Community Member
7 years ago

Even they are amputees, they are still very sexy , with a well built body they can still defend our country if they want to

JudithTy
Community Member
7 years ago

Even being an amputee, they are still very sexy and with guns and the well built body they can still fight and defend our country

GeorgetteDuncanGravert
Community Member
7 years ago

There is nothing unattractive or morbid about these photos. These were some sexy military personal.

ChristinaLynnTrees
Community Member
7 years ago

Absolutely beautiful.

MonicaAlderson
Community Member
7 years ago

Got that right! Wonderful. I hope other veterans see this and realize they are whole, beautiful people.

AngieFernandezHeath
Community Member
7 years ago

Where can I get one of these?

AngieFernandezHeath
Community Member
7 years ago

Where can I get one?

YoliAnderson
Community Member
7 years ago

These soldiers look so damn hot sexy as if they are professional models but this message is exactly what i don't like,showing that getting crippled as a soldier is ok,your life will not change,you will still be wanted and ready to fight,you only need money to buy artificial parts,these used to be concerted schizophrenic thoughts and today's media propose several twisted thoughts as ''art'' ''modern'' ''lifestyle'' ''role models'' ''cool'' showing that crippling our body or our soul isn't a big deal,big deal is how much money we made and if we can be used as ''role models'' so others start looking at it as ''normal'' and the multimillionaires can do wars and economic crisis and treat humans like body parts.

DianaHockley
Community Member
7 years ago

WOW!! They're gorgeous :)

GingerWinchester
Community Member
7 years ago

Great pictures and photography. God Bless all of them.

LisaBuch
Community Member
7 years ago

HOLY HELL HOT HOT HOT

ClareRussell
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow...just wow. Love the guy with the kilt.

mschonborn@hotmail.com
Community Member
7 years ago

supporting our country then our eyes I say BRAVO to your courage and willingness to fight through what some might say is a disability. I say you all are abled and beautiful. thank you one and all

TippayaratPunpruk
Community Member
7 years ago

They're Real Superheroes ..

ClaireWhoareyaKulba
Community Member
7 years ago

True HEROES.

vetcoachmv
Community Member
7 years ago

and this is how war gave you a purpose in life

KellyHarris
Community Member
7 years ago

Stunning images!

CommentaryFortytwo
Community Member
7 years ago

Gorgeous! I want one.

NoneofYourBusiness
Community Member
7 years ago

Shaholly Ayers was born without her lower arm, she's not a wounded vet.

chachkimooch
Community Member
7 years ago

Is it hot in here, or is it just me? lol

AnnMerritt
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow, beautiful, confident people.

CatMac
Community Member
7 years ago

I want this calendar !! Amazing, beautiful, strong, very fit and very sexy models pictured x

MeredithRock
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7 years ago

What's sad is that we send them off to wars in foreign countries to get their limbs blown off, but only if they're hot do they get fetishized as war/sex heroes to give them a sense of self-worth as amputees...

LindaGebelein
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7 years ago

Beautiful photography of very hot people. Yowza!

AlexMcGrath
Community Member
7 years ago

Well said Jennifer

VeronicaDawe
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow! Beautiful and powerful!

LilyMaeKitty
Community Member
7 years ago

pretty freaking hot, but the guns and cigarette turn me off big time. war is hell.

TaaraPantera
Community Member
7 years ago

I'll take 2, please.

melanievoegele1
Community Member
7 years ago

amazing...!!!

HervertCésar
Community Member
7 years ago

EU and the glorification of war. Here the least important is the confidence of these people. Mutilated by oil and millions of murdered around the world.

CuriousGeorge
Community Member
7 years ago

Finer specimens of manly men, and beautiful women, I've never seen! God bless you all, not only for your service, but for your courage! Well done!

HervertCésar
Community Member
7 years ago

EU and the glorification of war. Here the least important is the confidence of these people, mutilated by oil and millions of murdered around the world.

KathleenLewallen
Community Member
7 years ago

Great to see they are fearlessly carrying on. Great respect!

NiqueEagen
Community Member
7 years ago

Holy HOTNESS, Batman!

BarbaraHarrell
Community Member
7 years ago

Yummy yummy..even to these 70 year old eyes....Darn these pictures make me think things...........................I give praise to these men and women on this page and all over the world who have protected the US.

KellyEvans
Community Member
7 years ago

Giggles!

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MyrnaGordon-Covelli
Community Member
7 years ago

Wowza!

CarolHansen
Community Member
7 years ago

Beautiful people. Life would be dull if we all looked the same. Big thank you to all of them for their service. God bless all our troops!

PiotrAbgarowicz
Community Member
7 years ago

This has POWER !

ChelseaSearcy
Community Member
7 years ago

Damn... pretty.

SamHerrera
Community Member
7 years ago

Those were awesome

LindaBekkemellem
Community Member
7 years ago

Seriously, when you're this hot, you don't need legs.

PiaTorpman
Community Member
7 years ago

Reality beautiful pictures and people.

AnnKaniss
Community Member
7 years ago

Wow, Love it!

JenniferRush
Community Member
7 years ago

These people are beautiful!

EdiDePencier
Community Member
7 years ago

We are all the sum of our parts, not just some of our parts. These heroes have their parts together impeccably.

ΜπουΜπού
Community Member
7 years ago

murica

CindyScott
Community Member
7 years ago

love it,, love the guys/ gals who are braver than brave!!

SteelBlueSeas
Community Member
7 years ago

WOW! Respect to our warriors.

GayatriKeshav
Community Member
7 years ago

Love this! Thank you :)

Mmy
Community Member
7 years ago

Amazing :)

LachrisejaElisaga
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone told me this calendar was filled with Vets with disabilities, WHAT DISABILITIES??CAN THEY NOT READ? BAD AT MATH? DYSLEXIA? BECAUSE THERE ISN'T ONE OF THEM THAT I WOULD KUCK OUTTA BED FOR EATING CRACKERS!!! DAMMMMMMMIT BOYS!!!!

LinneySprout
Community Member
7 years ago

Silhoette's of WAR ...I weep for their Beauty & SACRIFICES giving US our Free Will to Live HERE. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH

SusanBird
Community Member
7 years ago

I want to say kudos to the female solider willing to take this chance. Of course women are more than our limbs, our body, our image. It makes me reevaluate how I define beauty, because I find this strong figure who has gone through hardships and acceptance, an inspiration. If she can love her faults, why cannot I ( or my daughter or grand daughter) love theirs. I commend your bravery. And sacrice and thank you for your service.

KathyGolden
Community Member
7 years ago

What great photography and what wonderful service people who protect our country and freedom. Thank you. And sexy as hell!

DeniseLaw
Community Member
7 years ago

These men are super hot & the one girl they showed she was very pretty , these men & women fought for their country , I wonder if there is a colander lol

DavyNeyder
Community Member
7 years ago

Glamorising the terrible tragedy of violent war isn't cool. Posing with lethal weapons is not cool. These veterans should hang their heads in shame for their part in all the hate and killing.

HeatherGillis
Community Member
7 years ago

Daaamn! Any one of these beautiful men can come keep me warm at night!!! Thanks to all of thaws folks for their service!

MariaMichelle
Community Member
7 years ago

I could learn a thing or a few hundred from any one of these awesome people.

BellaHappyChappy
Community Member
7 years ago

They look absolutely amazing and should be proud of what they have done and how the are now.. Good on ha girls and guys

CrackrJax
Community Member
7 years ago

There should really be a warning about this post, it is way too sexy for first thing in the morning before I've had my coffee ;) :D Excuse me, I need to be alone now ...

KornelijaToth
Community Member
7 years ago

I can't "like" the war der behind is!

LeBarucikufusuki
Community Member
7 years ago

those "photographs" are so badly photoshopped. the lights are odd, scenes are ridiculous and uncreative. digitally inserted backdrops are eyesore, the same for the in your face "Michael Stokes Photography" - impertinent self-love with bad taste.

MaxineFultz
Community Member
7 years ago

WOW!! But why the guns!!

MaryAsh
Community Member
7 years ago

Why pick a naked photoshoot to glamorise war and violence... It's not celebrating bravery and pride in the job..... It cheapens it. Naked photography to show confidence and spirit is great, photography highlighting their injuries while celebrating their dedication and bravery also great... But combining the two just feels cheap and tawdry. Also.... The photography feels uncomfortable, not the loss of limbs or scars... Like the Jesus style pose with cloth underwear just feels.... preachy and uncomfortable, almost as though it's sexualising a religious figure. Horribly mixed messages in these pieces.

ShtephFlower
Community Member
7 years ago

War is so unnecessary :( why glorify it...

KalieMartine
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