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Over the last 100 years, tattooing has evolved from an exotic, even taboo, art form -- something an 18-year old sailor would do while drunk and on leave during a port call to Samoa -- to a mainstream hobby. Ink can now be found not just in the locker room, but in the board room and even the church pew, no longer restricted to the military Joes. Jaeson Parsons, who served as a combat medic and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom, showcases these incredible tattoos, carved across the bodies of U.S. service men and women. You can see more of his military photographs at The Graffiti of War Project

War Paint: Military Tattoos