User submit: helping injured Travis Mills (6 Photos and story)

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“I worked with SSG Travis Mills a few years ago and he is one of the best paratroopers I have even had the pleasure of knowing and working with.  He is a true American hero and I was hoping you could post his support website on The Chive so he can continue to get the support he deserves.”
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Here is some further info on Travis:
“United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, was critically injured on April 10th by an IED (improvised explosive device) while on patrol, losing portions of both legs and both arms. He is only the fourth quadruple amputee, from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to survive his injuries. Thanks to his amazing strength, courage, an incredible will to live, the heroic actions of the men in his unit, and the prayers of thousands, Travis has returned to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, near Washington DC, where he is on the road to recovery. Every day is a battle, but Travis continues to astound friends and family alike with his progress and with his amazing spirit. SSG Travis Mills is a genuine American hero, and for his incredible sacrifice, we are forever in his debt.”
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  • etcrr

    There aren't enough words in the universe to express The thanks and gratitude necessary to overcome your loss nor the magnitude of the HEROIC Herculean efforts it takes to make it through your day. God Bless YOU and YOUR FAMILY. Prove to your son that whatever you set your mind to do, You can accomplish and you will be payed back in ways you never thought possible. My heart and prayers go out to you. KCCO

  • Peter muller

    From Canada I hope you recover fully . I admire your courage and valer . I wish you and your family the best. I salut you !

  • rrr

    awesome…i sent this story in a few weeks ago hoping they would run the story….Thank you you are an american hero and God bless you and your family!! KCCO

  • 'Merica

    I like to shake that brave mans hand ……. Awwwwkward. Fist bump his stump I guess.

  • Kari

    From a Proud Army Mama – God bless you and your family… and don't give up, no matter how hard things get (and I can't imagine how hard things must get!) – keep looking at that beautiful little baby of yours to find the strength to face each day… and thank you for your service & sacrifice!!

  • josh

    The fact that you are all smiling in the pictures blows my mind. Stay courageous and Chive on.

  • SheriffPablo

    From a fellow Michigander and fellow Veteran just up the road in Sag-Nasty: Welcome home and KCCO. Keep your spirits up and Never give up!

  • Desothene

    I work over at WRNNMC, All these wounded warriors need all the support anyone is willing to give them. They have sacrificed so much for our freedoms. KCCO.

  • Uzena McKnight

    Travis Mills I salute u~ I pray to meet you someday soon….Gods continued shield protecting you as you recover… I saw you sit up today…I was overwhelmed with joy…I cant wait to see you walk again…Happy Memorial Day early you deserve it…I will add a flag in my yard in your honor… SALUTE~ Sincerely Uzena C.McKnight US Navy Honor Guard (veteran)

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