Medal, Military, encased
1980 Approximate
PLACEHOLDER Medal of Merit. Material: metal. Size: 2" diameter. Description: gold circular medal; engraved on front: "Republican Presidential Task Force"; written on inside blue velvet case cover: "Medal of Merit, this medal of merit has been presented to you in appreciation for your support as a member of the Republican Presidential Task Force. Ronald Reagan."
Lester Quitney was with the Tank Destroyer Battalion 899 for the United States Army from 1943-1945. He worked at a CCC Camp in Washington State in December 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and served in Rhineland Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Central Europe, Northern France and Normandy until being honorably discharged in 1945.