Gail Belmont is the founder and Executive Director of Quilts of Honor America. She began her service in the military in 1969, playing Taps in the US Army Corp Band. Since that time, Gail has played a prominent role in the support of her fellow veterans and warriors by continuing her service of playing Taps at the services of fallen soldiers. She currently holds the position of District Director at the Jenny Lind Veterans Memorial and since Quilts of Honor America began in 2010, they have awarded over 700 quilts to veterans. Gail lives and runs Quilts of Honor America from her home in Valley Springs, California. Gail Belmont is being recognized as a Champion of Change for her dedication to service and her continued support for efforts to: end homelessness, boost employment and treat mental health disparities for fellow veterans.