Iraqi Freedom Soldier SSgt Travis W. Atkins Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor (posthumously) at White House ceremony on March 27, 2019

President Donald J. Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 .  

Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions of June 1, 2007, in support of IRAQI FREEDOM. SSgt Atkins’ son Trevor Oliver and family will be with the Commander-in-Chief at the White House for the presentation. https://youtu.be/cOl4cmhf37U

The Army YouTube video below is about SSgt Atkins’ Final Mission. https://youtu.be/3O9fCxI0NAA

The White House’s press release with SSgt Atkins’ personal background is provided at the bottom.

Iraqi Freedom Soldier SSgt Travis W. Atkins will be Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on March 27, 2019

President Donald J. Trump will award the Congressional Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 .  

Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins will posthurmously receive the Medal of Honor for his actions of June 1, 2007, in support of IRAQI FREEDOM. SSgt Atkins’ son Trevor Oliver and family will be with the Commander-in-Chief at the White House for the presentation. The Army YouTube video below is about SSgt Atkins’ Final Mission. The White House’s press release with SSgt Atkins’ personal background is provided:

Office of the Press Secretary, For Immediate Release,March 12, 2019President Donald J. Trump to Award the Medal of Honor               On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry.

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