Slinker presented with Quilt of Valor

Slinker QuiltofValor

Laurie Wanken of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit 681, presents a Quilts of

Valor to veteran Bob Slinker which she made. Slinker was inducted into the Navy in 1944 and

took basic training in Idaho. He was a navigator giving signals with flags to boats after training

in Bainbridge, Md. During World War II he served in New York, Florida, the Panama Canal and

Japan. He was discharged in 1946. (Photo by Chuch Friend)