|Posted by hfalk on March 12, 2020 at 9:05 PM|
This weeks Medal of Honor Monday recognizes Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins. Sergeant Atkins was awarded with the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions while serving in Iraq. He threw himself on top of the suicide bomber, pinning him to the ground and shielding his soldiers from the imminent explosion while bearing the brunt of the blast as the bomb detonated. Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins saved the lives of 3 other soldiers, and selflessly gave his life.