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Quilt of Valor for Roger Schmidt

Karin Linforth of the Quilts of Valor Organization made a presentation Sept. 7 to Roger Schmidt of the Pleasanton American Legion Post No. 237, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 23 years.

Schmidt began as a seaman, then worked his way through the ranks, traveling the world, and retired in 1978 as the chief of aviation training in Washington, D.C.

Quilts of Valor recognizes service members and veterans who have been touched by war, giving them handmade quilts to provide comfort and healing. To date, more than 170,000 quilts have been presented to men and women who have served the country. To receive an application to nominate a veteran, call Linforth at 550-2726.

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Quilt of Valor for Roger Schmidt

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Uploaded: Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 1:23 pm

Karin Linforth of the Quilts of Valor Organization made a presentation Sept. 7 to Roger Schmidt of the Pleasanton American Legion Post No. 237, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 23 years.

Schmidt began as a seaman, then worked his way through the ranks, traveling the world, and retired in 1978 as the chief of aviation training in Washington, D.C.

Quilts of Valor recognizes service members and veterans who have been touched by war, giving them handmade quilts to provide comfort and healing. To date, more than 170,000 quilts have been presented to men and women who have served the country. To receive an application to nominate a veteran, call Linforth at 550-2726.

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Elizabeth Freitas
Downtown
on Sep 28, 2019 at 8:57 am
Elizabeth Freitas, Downtown
on Sep 28, 2019 at 8:57 am
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Congratulations Roger on your years of service and your new dedication to American Legion Post 237!


bill
Del Prado
on Sep 30, 2019 at 10:44 am
bill, Del Prado
on Sep 30, 2019 at 10:44 am
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FYI, Roger is the Sr. Vice Commander of VFW Post 6298, not the American Legion.


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