Everyone in Mid-Michigan should know the story of Vassar native, Travis Mills. One chapter of his life has come to an end with his retirement from the Army, but his commitment to helping military families is opening up an entire new book.
Staff Sergeant Travis Mills is home today after almost five months of recovery from an IED blast in which he lost both his arms and legs. Travis will receive a well deserved hero's welcome from his hometown of Vassar as they get ready for their homecoming game.
The Saginaw Sting are dedicating Saturday May 5th to helping out Vassar native, Travis Mills. If you don't know Travis' story yet, check out all the details here, then make plans to come to the game on Saturday.
While Travis Mills' health continues to improve in a Maryland hospital, the community of Vassar continues to support him. Wendy Sutherland found a very unique way to pay tribute to Travis, and you can actually help out too.
Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of Vassar, is back in America after losing his arms and legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan last week. He is being treated at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife and parents next to him.
Travis Mills, a 2005 Vassar High graduate, lost his arms and legs Monday after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan. As of Thursday, Mills was in critical condition in a hospital in Germany, and now the community that helped raise him are rallying to support him.