Travis’s amazing story has now received attention from local and national media outlets. Below is just some of the media coverage available. If you are a member of the media and interested in contacting Travis, please send your request via our contact form.


February 1, 2023 | Annual Vietnam-era Breakfast

The Travis Mills Foundation plans to host its annual Vietnam-era Breakfast at 9am on March 29, 2023.

February 1, 2023 | Opening Day for Miles for Mills 5k

The Travis Mills Foundation is excited for the 12th annual Miles for Mills Memorial Day Weekend 5K, Presented By New Balance Foundation.

January 10, 2023 | Benton Area Chamber banquet

Motivational speaker and Army veteran Travis Mills will be the featured speaker at the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce banquet.

January 9, 2023 | Get Tickets-Travis Mills speaking

Get tickets to bestselling veteran author Travis Mills speaking at Chamber Banquet Mar 14th.


December 2, 2022 | TMF Announces New Executive Director

Mills foundation appoints Heather Hemphill to executive director.

November 12, 2022 | Country Music for Our Country

This November, a Veterans Day Weekend concert will bring together music superstar John Rich and some inspiring American heroes who served and sacrificed, all in the name of our country.

November 11, 2022 | Actor Gary Sinise and Travis Mills Team Up

Actor Gary Sinise and veteran Travis Mills discuss donation for wellness retreat that caters to wounded service members.

November 10, 2022 | Honoring Our Veterans

The Travis Mills Foundation helps make families and people whole again, including Travis himself.

November 4, 2022 | Operation Hat Trick

SSGT Travis Mills, Founder of the Travis Mills Foundation, created this wonderful video talking about OHT’s lasting impact on him and the organization.

November 4, 2022 | A Land Rover for the Travis Mills Foundation

The Travis Mills Foundation is in the running to win a new Land Rover and $25,000.

November 3, 2022 | Veterans Outreach

The Travis Mills Foundation has been nominated for a big prize and a big vehicle.

November 2, 2022 | Country Music Concert December 2022

The concert, dubbed “Never Give Up On Country,” is scheduled for December at the World Equestrian Center, the release says. The performance will include artists like Kidd G, Colt Ford and Jimmie Allen.

October 24, 2022 | Portland Jetport hosted TMF Plane Pull

Groups of competitors gathered at Portland International Jetport on Saturday to participate in the annual Travis Mills Foundation plane pull.

October 22, 2022 | Can you pull a plan?

Teams of 20 pull a plan across the jetport to support The Travis Mills Foundation

October 21, 2022| Tour the Wellness Center

The Travis Mills Foundation will open its new Health and Wellness Center to the public for the first time at its Sunday, Oct. 30 Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Retreat in Rome, Maine.

October 20, 2022 |Additions to the Foundations Retreat

#ThanksToVeterans Tour helps build shed for Travis Mills Foundation

October13, 2022 | Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America Radio to Host Veteran Travis Mills, Founder and President of the Travis Mills Foundation

October1, 2022 | No. 44 Chevrolet

Travis Mills Foundation Partners with Alpha Prime Racing, Howie DiSavino III at Talladega

September 30, 2022 | 10 Electronic Bikes Donated

“These electric bikes allow our participants that might not otherwise be physically able to ride an upright, two-wheel bike, to get out there and ride,” said Travis Mills

September 13 2022 | Plane Pull

Help support veterans through the Travis Mills Foundation by donating to or registering for the TMF Plane Pull

September 10, 2022 | 2nd Annual Building Strength Gala

Health and Wellness Center at the Travis Mills Foundation is now complete

September 1, 2022 | Open House

Skowhegan Women Federation Visited the Travis Mills Foundation

August 2, 2022 | Beyond the Call Award

Recipient of the Beyond the Call Award, Retired Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills delivered a riveting and inspirational message during the 123rd VFW National Convention

July 29, 2022 | Let’s Play Golf

The Jeff Monreal Funeral Home will be hosting a charity golf outing to benefit the Travis Mills Foundation

July 26, 2022 | Travis Mills & Baxter Brewing

The Rebel for Good hazy IPA partnership is being created to help support veterans.

July 6, 2022 | Golf and Giving

Jeff Monreal talks about his upcoming charity golf tournament to benefit the Foundation.

July 4, 2022 | Op-Ed: I Almost Died in Afghanistan. And Yet I Still Love War Movies

SSG Travis Mills reflects on “Top Gun: Maverick.”

June 23, 2022 | Augusta School Raises Funds for Mills Foundation

SSG Travis Mills visits the school every year.

June 18, 2022 | Key Bank Holds Neighbors Make the Difference Day

Volunteers performed yard work at the Travis Mills Foundation Veterans Retreat.

June 4, 2022 | Veterans, First Responders Face Off in Hockey Game For Foundation

It was the first “Hockey for Heroes” event hosted by Beauty Unis.

May 30, 2022 | Columbia Resident Services With Travis Mills Foundation

Experience is ‘extremely rewarding’ for board member Pam Swan.

May 31, 2022 | Emotionally and Physically, Miles for Mills Most Intense Run

Lizzy Snyder of B98.5 shares her experience running the race on Memorial Day Weekend.

May 30, 2022 | Miles for Mills Raised Money For Veterans

The race had more than 1,300 registrants; including a team from News Center Maine.

May 29, 2022 | Miles for Mills Raises Money for Veterans Ahead of Memorial Day

Funds will go to supporting veterans at the Foundation’s Retreat in Rome, Maine.

May 27, 2022 | 12-Year-Old To Receive National Honor For Work With TMF

Michael Ahern has been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.

May 25, 2022 | Maine School and Travis Mills Foundation Team Up For Walk-A-Thon

SSG Travis Mills visits St. Michael’s in Augusta, Maine, for the annual event.

May 24, 2022 | 11th Annual Miles for Mills 5K Set For Sunday

News Center Maine, Media Sponsor for the event, catches up with SSG Travis Mills.

May 18, 2022 | From the Chamber: Going the Extra Miles Memorial Day Sunday

Cory King of the Bath-Brunswick Regional Chamber details when and how to support the Miles for Mills 5K, presented by New Balance Foundation.

May 16, 2022 | Rigorously Training for the Miles for Mills 5K; Have You Signed Up Yet?

Lizzy Snyder of Maine’s 92 Moose trains for the race.

May 11, 2022 | Army Veteran Spreads Message of Hope

SSG Travis Mills speaks at Four Chaplains Memorial.

May 9, 2022 | Missouri Resident In Leadership Position at Travis Mills Foundation

Pamela Swan has dedicated her life to serving veterans.

May 3, 2022 | New York City Helps Quadruple Amputee, Army Veteran Travis Mills Celebrate 10th ‘Alive Day’

CBS New York covers SSG Mills’s trip to Times Square, 911 Memorial.

April 28, 2022 | Clemson Recognized for Service to Veterans

Portion of Operation Hat Trick merchandise donated to TMF.

April 25, 2022 | Former Soldier Stresses Importance of Blood Donations

The U.S. Department of Defense tells SSG Travis Mills’s story of how blood donations saved his life.

April 10, 2022 | Alive Day a Bittersweet Celebration

The Boston Herald reports on SSG Travis Mills’s Alive Day.

April 10, 2022 | Veteran Celebrates 10th Alive Day

The New York Post features SSG Travis Mills as he reflects on losing his limbs 10 years ago.

March 30, 2022 | SSG Travis Mills Thanks Vietnam Era Veterans At Annual Breakfast

New Center Maine covers the event held in Augusta, Maine.

March 28, 2022 | Miles for Mills 5K Is Open For Registration

News Center Maine announces its status as media sponsor for the race.

March 23, 2022 | Operation Hat Trick Makes Donation to TMF

Gift is in support of the Foundation’s new Health and Wellness Center.

March 13, 2022 | National Automobile Dealers Associations Welcomes SSG Travis Mills

Organization donates to the Travis Mills Foundation.

March 4, 2022 | TMF Volunteer On “Undercover Boss”

U.S. Cellular donates $20K in honor of volunteer.

February 28, 2022 | Travis Mills Announces The American Hero Podcast

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes and all walks of life.

February 14, 2022 | Foundation To Host Vietnam Veterans

American Legion Post in Maine Gets the word out about breakfast.

February 6, 2022 | Travis Mills Foundation Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Center Equipment

Michigan’s WNEM Follows Progress of new Health and Wellness Center.

February 2, 2022 | Travis Mills Foundation Race Moves to Brunswick

The 11th annual race will be held Sunday, May 29, 2022.

January 21, 2022 | Travis Mills Foundation to Honor Vietnam Era Veterans

Breakfast to be held in Augusta for veterans and a guest.


November 23, 2021 | World Equestrian Center Holds First Concert Ever to Benefit Veterans

WCJB interviews SSG Travis Mills about the concert with country singer Craig Morgan.

November 12, 2021 | Supporting Veterans with Special Guest Travis Mills

New Day Cleveland features the Travis Mills Foundation and an upcoming benefit concert by John Rich.

November 11, 2021 | Travis Mills Foundation Seeks Volunteers

Needed year round, volunteers work in the kitchen, drive boats, babysit and more.

November 9, 2021 | Travis Mills and Dave Mortach, Supporting Veterans

WKYC Studios: Foundation offers lifesaving support to veterans.

November 9, 2021 | Quadruple Amputee Veteran Shares Story of Resilience

Fox 17 Nashville shares the inspiring story of SSG Travis Mills.

November 8, 2021 | Variety Salute to Service to Air on History Channel

SSG Travis Mills and the Travis Mills Foundation to be featured on Veterans Day program.

November 5, 2021 | Dave Mortach Sponsors Cash Raffle for Travis Mills Foundation

Newsradio WTAM highlights generosity of firm to Travis Mills Foundation.

November 2, 2021 | Carrington Charitable Foundation Raises Funds for Travis Mills Foundation

It’s the Foundation’s mission to support veteran organizations that promote mobility, stability, purpose and prosperity.

October 16, 2021 | More than $100K Raised for Travis Mills Foundation

Media Sponsor News Center Maine features TMF fundraiser.

October 29, 2021 | John Rich – Cleveland Concert Supports the Travis Mills Foundation

John Rich talks to WKYC about his support for the men and women in the Armed Forces.

October 21, 2021 | Dave Mortach Promotes Upcoming Concert for Travis Mills Foundation

John Rich to perform at the Lorain Palace Theater.

October 20, 2021 | John Rich to Perform Lorain Palace Theater to Benefit Travis Mills Foundation

The News-Herald announces fundraising concert for recalibrated veterans.

October 7, 2021 | ‘People Will Die to Get Here,’ Writes Wounded Warrior

SSG Travis Mills pens opinion piece for Boston Herald.

September 29, 2021 | Jan/San Pro Spends Free Time Volunteering for Vets

Georgia father and son do everything from babysit to driving a pontoon boat for veterans in Maine.

September 28, 2021 | Travis Mills Foundation to host Event at Portland Jetport

WABI out of Bangor promotes the Travis Mills Foundation and latest fundraising event.

September 28, 2021 | Travis Mills Foundation to host Plane Pull ® Event at Portland Jetport

Maine’s WMTW features fundraiser for the Travis Mills Foundation.

September 27, 2021 | Spectators Welcome to Watch Teams Pull Plane for Veterans

The Travis Mills Foundation to hold second plane pull ®

September 12, 2021 | TMF Breaks Ground on New Health and Wellness Center for Veterans

Maine Public features Foundation’s newest addition.

September 11, 2021 | Travis Mills Breaks Ground on Health and Wellness Center

U.S. News and World Report highlights veteran’s latest endeavor.

September 7, 2021 | Register for 2021 Travis Mills Foundation Plane Pull ®

Event proceeds will benefit recalibrated veterans.

September 7, 2021 | Think You Can Pull an Airplane 20 Feet? Let’s Find Out!

B98.5, Central Maine’s Country, has a challenge for listeners.

August 28, 2021 | Amid Chaotic Afghanistan Withdrawal, Travis Mills is on a Mission to Support Service Members Who ‘Did Good’

SSG Travis Mills tours Maine newspaper reporter around Travis Mills Foundation.

August 24, 2021 | There’s a Fine Line Between a Hero and an Asshole

Mike Rowe has friend and veteran SSG Travis Mills on his podcast.

August 22, 2021 | Afghanistan wasn’t all for nothing, says Army vet

SSG Travis Mills shares a special message on CBS Sunday to remind veterans their time in service in Afghanistan was good meaningful work.

August 20, 2021 | Real America with Travis Mills

Dan Ball goes one-one-one with veteran who served in Afghanistan for One America News Network.

August 19, 2021 | Ray Richardson and SSG Travis Mills

WLOB interviews SSG Travis Mills, a true American hero.

August 19, 2021 | Travis Mills Says US Military Members Should be Proud of Work in Afghanistan

SSG Travis Mills speaks to Maine’s WGME Channel 13 about the war in the Middle East.

August 18, 2021 | ‘Focus on Everything you Did,’ says SSG Travis Mills

Veteran Travis Mills has a message for his fellow veterans of the war in Afghanistan.

August 18, 2021 | Quadruple Amputee Vet: ‘It’s time to leave.’

SSG Travis Mills shares thoughts on the pullout of Afghanistan with CNN.

August 18, 2021 | Travis Mills offers statement on Afghanistan

WGAN News Radio sits down with SSG Travis for a one-on-one about the 20-year war.

August 17, 2021 | Veteran Injured In Afghanistan Talks Troop Withdrawal

WPIX 11 New York talks to SSG Travis Mills about the nation’s stability.

August 16, 2021 | Local Serviceman Speaks About Time in Afghanistan

SSG Travis Mills reactions to Taliban takeover for WNEM.

August 16, 2021 | Maine Veterans Say They Have No Regrets For Their Service

SSG Travis Mills tells the Bangor Daily News that what happened is ‘awful,’ but not unexpected.

August 16, 2021 | Editorial: Disorder in Kabul Looks A lot Like Saigon in 1975

The Bangor Daily News Editorial Board echoes perspective of veterans.

August 15, 2021 | Taliban Advance Weighs on War Vets

‘It just feels like Vietnam all over again,’ says SSG Travis Mills.

August 14, 2021 | For Many US Veterans, Fall of Afghanistan to Taliban Stirs Confusion

The LA Times features SSG Travis Mills about the country’s role in Afghanistan.