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CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Retired Army Brigadier General T. Patterson Maney to Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council

7/31/2019

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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Contact: Office of Communications, communications@myfloridacfo.com, 850.413.2842
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Retired Army Brigadier General T. Patterson Maney to Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the appointment of retired Army Brigadier General T. Patterson Maney to the Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council. He served nearly 30 years as an Okaloosa County Judge, received numerous awards and honors for his time of service in the United States Army, and retired as a Brigadier General in 2007.

CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “General Maney's track record of service speaks for itself — he loves his country and the State of Florida. His passion for veterans' issues makes him the perfect person to fill the role on the Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council. I know General Maney will add tremendous value to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs and will help further the critical mission of the council."

In December 2018, General Maney was inducted into Florida's Veterans' Hall of Fame. He retired as an Army Brigadier General with contingency operations in Panama, Haiti, Bosnia, and Afghanistan. He received numerous military awards including: Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Combat Action Badge.

General T. Patterson Maney said “Our state is blessed to have nearly 1.6 million veterans and the third largest veteran population in the nation. I am humbled to be asked by CFO Jimmy Patronis to serve on the Florida Veterans' Hall of Fame Council and to play a part in honoring those veterans who continue to serve the people of Florida.”

General T. Patterson Maney's term begins immediately and expires on January 1, 2023.

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).