"Thank you for the large shipment of quilts I received in the last 7 days.
The 2 boxes that had 20 quilts are being given out as we
speak. I had 2
other boxes arrive during this week and they will
find homes with soldiers
in the next week. If soldiers allow me to
take their pictures with the
quilts I do. All the soldiers
have been overwhelmed and so
thankful to receive such precious gifts,
with the time and hard work
put into these pieces of work."
Again, the soldiers at
101st Airborne say "hooah."
This was posted on our QOV Chat list, and I asked Sharon if she would like to share a little bit about what she is up to at Ft Campbell......
Quilts of Valor are being given to soldiers that have been deployed at least once, and
here at Ft Campbell, KY. We have 20,000 soldiers here and they
ready to deploy again. Some soldiers have been deployed 5
Just so you will know, I was raised in the Air Force, during the Vietnam
I was married to a soldier, my son is in the Coast Guard, station in
Pentagon, was in the Pentagon during 9/11 when it was hit. I can
many of the families during this time of deployment. I attend
and take quilts with me to give out, take pictures of the
Welcome Home so QOV
members can see what it is like to see soldiers touch
the group straight from
war, see their family and friends for the first
Sounds to me like Sharon has a big heart!!! She can always use support in supporting our troops. If you are interested in helping out in KY - leave a comment with a way to contact you, and I can put you in touch with her.
Submitted by Sharon and the blog editor ( because I am nosy and ask a lot of questions!)