USS Laboon (DDG-58) on Port Visit Toulon, France #2, by Commander Monica Allen Perin, USNR, watercolor on paper, 2004, Navy Art Collection, 2004-101-4. The Arleigh Burke–class guided-missile destroyer Laboon enters Toulon after operations in the Mediterranean in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Commander Perin, who served on active duty as a Supply Corps officer for twelve years, today paints, exhibits, and teaches in France and Italy. She has produced numerous paintings for the U.S. Navy’s Combat Art Program and the Navy Art Collection since being recalled in 1995 for duty in Zagreb, Croatia.
Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection.
Volume 62, Number 2