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Four veterans receive 'Quilts of Valor'

Quilts bestowed during Friday, Aug. 18, ceremony

COLFAX - The Colfax Quilts of Valor awarded four Veterans with handmade quilts Friday, Aug. 18.

The ceremony took place at 10:30 a.m., at Colfax Methodist Church, 109 S. Mill St.

Robert Segura, 79, was in the Marine Corps, said Colfax Quilts of Valor coordinator Diana King.

"He did guard duty and was a tank driver," King said.

Robert Hauser, 85, was in the Army and the 101 Airbourne, she said.

Barry Folsom Sr., 79, served in the U.S. Navy as a third-class petty officer.

"He was in charge of the barracks," King said.

Ron Harder, 78, was a U.S. Army captain who flew Huey helicopters, she said.



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