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U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, left, of Alexandria, Va., receives a Quilt of Valor from volunteer Chris Friese of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Adair served a total of 10 years in the Air Force, which included service during Desert Storm. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far. (Tim Martin/The Day)
U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, left, of Alexandria, Va., receives a Quilt of Valor from volunteer Chris Friese of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Adair served a total of 10 years in the Air Force, which included service during Desert Storm. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Ledyard — U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair of Alexandria, Va., receives a Quilt of Valor from volunteer Chris Friese of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

Adair served a total of 10 years in the Air Force, which included service during Desert Storm. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far.

Darvyn Vigue-Adair, 7, looks up at her mother, U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair of Alexandria, Va., after her mom received a Quilt of Valor, as relatives look on, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Darvyn Vigue-Adair, 7, looks up at her mother, U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair of Alexandria, Va., after her mom received a Quilt of Valor, as relatives look on, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Darvyn Vigue-Adair, 7, hugs her mother, U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair of Alexandria, Va.,  after her mom received a Quilt of Valor, as relatives look on, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Adair served a total of 10 years in the Air Force, which included service during Desert Storm. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far. In the background is Vigue-Adair's son Spc. Tony Melendez, left,  a U.S. Army combat medic stationed at Fort Stewart in Georgia, and her father, Dana Vigue. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Darvyn Vigue-Adair, 7, hugs her mother, U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair of Alexandria, Va., after her mom received a Quilt of Valor, as relatives look on, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Adair served a total of 10 years in the Air Force, which included service during Desert Storm. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far. In the background is Vigue-Adair's son Spc. Tony Melendez, left, a U.S. Army combat medic stationed at Fort Stewart in Georgia, and her father, Dana Vigue. (Tim Martin/The Day)
U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, left, of Alexandria, Va.,  shows the Quilt of Valor she received from volunteer Chris Friese, not in photo, of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, to her son Spc. Tony Melendez, right, a U.S. Army combat medic stationed at Fort Stewart, Ga., and her 7-year-old daughter, Darvyn, at the Ledyard home of her parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)
U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, left, of Alexandria, Va., shows the Quilt of Valor she received from volunteer Chris Friese, not in photo, of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, to her son Spc. Tony Melendez, right, a U.S. Army combat medic stationed at Fort Stewart, Ga., and her 7-year-old daughter, Darvyn, at the Ledyard home of her parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Volunteer Chris Friese of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, displays a Quilt of Honor to be given to U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair,  not in photo, of Alexandria, Va., as Adair's relatives look on at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Volunteer Chris Friese of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, displays a Quilt of Honor to be given to U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, not in photo, of Alexandria, Va., as Adair's relatives look on at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. The Stitch Chicks Quilts of Valor group based in Franklin has completed and awarded more than 145 quilts to veterans in 2017 so far. (Tim Martin/The Day)
U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, second from left, of Alexandria, Va., hugs volunteer Chris Friese, left, of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, after receiving a Quilt of Valor from Friese, as Adairs' 7-year old daughter, Darvyn, third from left, and son Spc. Tony Melendez, right, a U.S. Army combat medic stationed at Fort Stewart, Ga., far right, look on, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)
U.S. Air Force veteran Staff Sgt. Tina Vigue-Adair, second from left, of Alexandria, Va., hugs volunteer Chris Friese, left, of North Franklin, representing the Quilts of Valor organization, after receiving a Quilt of Valor from Friese, as Adairs' 7-year old daughter, Darvyn, third from left, and son Spc. Tony Melendez, right, a U.S. Army combat medic stationed at Fort Stewart, Ga., far right, look on, at the Ledyard home of Adair's parents, Cindy and Dana Vigue, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)

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