This one will be going to my brother Jimmy as a Quilt of Valor just as soon as I have one finished for his son-in-law. Brother Jim served 26 years in the Navy, enlisting at age 17. (He had to have our parents permission!). He retired then worked for the Department of Defense until he was 65. Our family moved a lot when we were kids, with my brothers and sisters sometimes attending a different school every year. I was the youngest and we moved a lot but stayed in the same school district so I had a much different experience than my siblings. I thought scrappy was appropriate as Jimmy has had soooo many different homes over the years.
He graciously allowed his daughter to marry an Air Force man, thus the need for another quilt. :) Here's a close-up of the scrappy goodness.
I can't wait to share this one with my brother!