US Army vet Cliff Cahoon is the recipient of three Purple Hearts…
United States Army Veteran Cliff Cahoon won the drawing for the latest in a series of patriotic quilts made by local quilters Valerie Lamont and Judy Lockner. Cahoon served
from 1969-70 in Vietnam with the 101 st Airborne Division and is the recipient of three Purple Hearts. Cahoon has been sharing the story of his deployment in Vietnam through a series of monthly articles in the Ferry County View. He currently resides near Republic.
The drawing took place on May 24 at the Colville Pour House during a Memorial Day Veterans fundraiser. The quilt was presented to Cahoon by two other local veterans, Inar Frostad and Derek Fogle, the latter of whom was the winner of a quilt last summer. More