Bowie, Arizona: Birthplace of Rambo Mural

Cartoony full color mural of America's most famous fictional Vietnam vet, with his headband, sweaty shirt, ammo bandolier, maniac eyes, and an apparently new catchphrase: "Bowie, No Place Like Home." Fictional John Rambo was supposedly born in this tiny town.

PJ's Travel Center

1275 E. Business Loop, Bowie, AZ
I-10 exit 366, northwest side. Mural is on the wall of a gas station, next to the door.
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Mural of Rambo.

Rambo Mural

Mural of John Rambo.

[Chadwick Jones, 10/02/2019]

A tribute to the 1980s action movie franchise character portrayed by Sylvester Stallone, misunderstood Vietnam vet/killing machine Rambo. And perhaps a warning to PJ's Travel Center customers: "You drew first blood!"

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