U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins, a 10th Mountain Division squad leader, is credited with saving the lives of three of his soldiers by throwing himself atop a suicide bomber on a hot and muggy morning, June 1, 2007 in the vicinity of Yusufiyah, Iraq.
Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins' 23-year-old son and parents reminisce on his life, service, and heroic actions ... that posthumously earned him the Medal of Honor for by President Donald Trump on March 27, 2019 in a White House ceremony ... presenting the medal to SSgt. Akins' son.
U.S. Department of Defense video by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Moses Ward and Tyler Prince - March 2019 Edit by USA Patriotism!