Quilts of Valor awarded

Quilts presented to 3 Korean War veterans

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 was st...


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