|Eyes of the
The Blue Ghost
Century of War
The Mighty O
Through the Viewfinder
Anything but the Truth
Standoff in the Caribbean
Freedom's First Responders
Veterans Memorial Park
award-winning writer and photojournalist Art Giberson is a
graduate of the New York Institute of Photography; Syracuse
University (Navy Photojournalism Program); the Naval Schools
of Photography and the Navy Motion Picture School.
of Bluefield, WV, Mr. Giberson retired from the U.S. Navy in
1977 with the rank of Chief Petty Officer. During his more
than 20 years of service he served on two aircraft carriers,
USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39) and USS Oriskany (CVA-34); the
submarine tender USS Orion (AS-18); and the destroyer USS
Zellars (DD-777). He also served with the U.S. Submarine
Base, New London, CT; Atlantic Fleet Combat Camera Group;
and the Naval Schools of Photography. A Vietnam veteran, he
made two deployments to Southeast Asia. In October 1962,
while serving aboard the Zellars, he participated in the
Cuban Missile Crises.
Mr. Giberson lives in Pensacola, FL, with his wife, the former Stella Jean Poole of Bastain, VA.
He is a member of the
the National Association of Naval Photography and the
International Combat Photographers Association.
Art's New Book, Veterans Memorial Park
pictorial history of the Pensacola, Florida, Veterans
Memorial Park and Wall South, a half-size replica of the
National Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC and is
the only memorial outside of Washington to list the names of
all Americans killed or missing in the Vietnam War.
The names, like those engraved on the national memorial, are
listed in chronological order of when the casualty