Quilts of Valor

Recognizing valor

Fourteen former veterans, who served during wartime, were honored Saturday in the McCown Auditorium with handmade quilts from the Quilts of Valor program. Pictured here are William Orr, Brian Burdette, Herman Williams, Jacki Buckley, Walter Gardiner, Walter Dilworth, Jeffrey Wingo, Loubens Mardi, Neil Adams, Robert Peirone, Gabriel Hernandez, Edwin Hernandez, William Dale and Grady Nalley.

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