Mr. Rayburne Adams is 95 years old and served in the US Army during WWII in the Pacific- Marshall Islands, Saipan - Mariana Islands and in Guam for 2 years, 6 months and 17 days. The Daisy Patch Quilters presented Mr. Adams with a Quilt of Valor. Upper Left: Mr. Adams with Lisa Evridge, CVSO, who presented him with a Thank You for Your Service Certificate and a multi-military bracelet. Upper Right: Polly Reynolds, Jean Beisenstein, nominator - Mary Lou Helms and Suzi Johnson. Lower Left: Mr. Adams with his picture while in Guam and Lower Right: Mr. Adams with his CCC cap from 1939. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men. ... The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men and to relieve families who had difficulty finding jobs during the Great Depression in the United States.The CCC cap is known as a "garrison" or "overseas" cap, it was worn with the dress uniform, rather than with work clothes. This particular cap features the circular patch with the landscape design that became the CCC insignia in 1939.
Mr. Adams worked for Walmart and stated he is still a member of the United