In the chaos that too many Americans have come to know as “combat,” the United States of America is fortunate to have an incredible amount of heroes, who selflessly sacrifice for their country. Yesterday, Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins was recognized at one of those heroes as his son accepted the Medal of Honor for his dad who died to save his fellow service members in Abu Samak, Iraq.
“(Atkins) rose to the highest calling, he laid down his life to save the lives of his fellow warriors. In so doing, he embodied the deepest meaning of the motto of the 10th Mountain Division: He climbed to glory,” said President Trump at the White House ceremony.
Serving his second tour in …Continue Reading