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Quilts of Valor Presented

United Methodist ceremony honored two veterans

 
U.S. Army veteran Gary Stinson is draped in his presented Quilt of Valor.

Submitted by Tom Mohr

U.S. Army veteran Gary Stinson is draped in his presented Quilt of Valor.

COLFAX — Quilts of Valor were presented to two veterans last Friday at Colfax United Methodist Church.

The first went to Richard (Rick) Collingsworth, of Colfax, who served in the Navy from 1971-81, as an E6 First Class boiler technician.

He served four years on the U.S.S. John Paul Jones destroyer escort and two years with the shore police in San Diego, three years on the U.S.S. Jouett destroyer and two more years onboard the U.S.S. Ajax Auxiliary Repair Ship.

The second went to Gary L. Stinson, of Clarkston, who served in the U.S. Army Specialist in Germany from 1965-67.

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