Operation Return the Valor started by Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis has started a new initiative to reunite families with medals from their loved ones.

This image shows medals in the Unclaimed Property Program. (CFO Jimmy Patronis)

Operation Return the Valor aims to reunite veterans or their family members with medals that may have been lost or forgotten in safety deposit boxes.

There are currently nearly 40 unclaimed medals in the Unclaimed Property Program.

"We're just trying to reunite family members with these really significant emotional achievements," said Patronis.

Click here and type in any information you have on the medal to find it.

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