Seeley Lake veteran honored with Quilt of Valor

SEELEY LAKE – Retired Marine Corps Naval Aviator Captain and Seeley Lake resident John Manz received a Quilt of Valor (QOV) Aug. 24 from the QOV Foundation. He is among more than 325,000 veterans across the United States who have been recognized for their service and dedication to their country. His son Tom, a retired 23-year career Army Officer, will also receive a QOV.

"It was a surprise," Manz said. "It takes you back a lot of years. It really humbles you."

After receiving the QOV, Manz shared a story about how the life of one of his fellow marines came full circle following a speech he gav...


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