Illinois Treasurer Has Over 100 Unclaimed Military Medals
Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs' office holds more than 100 military medals and ribbons that were surrendered as unclaimed property, and there's nothing they'd like better than to reunite the medals with the men and women who were awarded them, or get them to the servicemember's family.
Rutherford Working to Reunite Veterans With Medals
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois treasurer Dan Rutherford is again trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, ribbons, dog tags and paperwork left in unclaimed safe-deposit boxes. Rutherford says his office has 120 unclaimed military metals in the Capitol vault in Springfield...