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Quilts of Valor awarded

Quilts presented to 3 Korean War veterans


The Desire Tobey Sears Chapter NSDAR honored three Korean War veterans with Quilts of Valor in a ceremony held in Jewell, Kansas on Saturday, June 25. Pictured (back row, from left) are Sherry (Headrick) Koster, Jane (Vincent) Pahls, Kerma (Headrick) Crouse, Joyce (Pursley) Graff, Melinda (Headrick) Rose, Ruth (Howland) Fleming, Sierra (Koster) Bonjour and Brenda (Judd) Dooley, (front row) Norman Greene (United States Air Force) Carlyle Saint (United States Army) and Gerald "Mac" McAtee (United States Marine Corps).

Three Quilts of Valor were awarded in Jewell on Saturday, by the Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The recipients were Korean War veterans, Norman Greene, Gerald "Mac" McAtee and Carlyle Saint. All three men are from Jewell.

According to the Quilts of Valor Foundation, a Quilt of Valor is a handmade quilt that is either hand or machine quilted. It is awarded to a veteran who has been "touched by war." The mission of the foundation is to "cover service members and veterans with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor." The foundation w...

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