A local veteran was honored with a Quilt of Valor
These quilts were originally offered to wounded Iraq
and Afghanistan veterans.
but have since expanded to include all veterans.
a World War 2 veteran.
received today's quilt for the efforts he has given
for his country.
Millin was humbled by the award.
saying that it was an honor for him and his fellow
It's not only for me, it's for all the guys that served
the 900 guys in my crew, you know.
More than 1-hundred and 19 thousand quilts have been
awarded to veterans like Millin.
Coordinators of Quilts of Valor Val-ER consider these
awards as a small token of appreciation for what veterans
have sacraficed for them.
It's the least that anyone can do for the people that
have given time to the service of their country, and,
of course, the smiles on their faces when they receive
this honor is more than enough reward.
each quilt takes about 2-hundred and 50 dollars worth
along with hours of quilting from volunteers.