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Ark. WWII Veteran Receives 'Quilt of Valor'

A World War II veteran who just received his medals this year was the subject of more recognition Monday.
PERRYVILLE, AR -- A World War II veteran who just received his medals this year had more recognition bestowed upon him at a Monday ceremony.

Clarence Pedigo, 93, was presented with a "Quilt of Valor" during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Perry County Historical Museum.

The Quilt of Valor is produced by a foundation that aims to "cover all combat service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor," according to its website.

Pedigo served during some of the heaviest fighting of the World War II Pacific campaign.
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