Tough as They Come

by Author Travis Mills

  • Publisher Convergent Books
  • Year published 2015
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-1101904800
  • Number of pages 264 pages
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While on tour in Afghanistan, United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was caught in an IED blast days before his twenty-fifth birthday. He survived, but at a cost, becoming one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation. Suddenly, Travis faced a future drastically different from the one he had imagined for himself. Tough as They Come is the story of his remarkable recovery and an inspirational account of willpower and endurance. ebook icon Audio book icon

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After graduating from high school in Vassar, Michigan, Travis Mills joined the United States Army and was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, where he rose to the rank of staff sergeant. He is now a retired United States Army soldier who became a quadruple amputee while serving in Afghanistan. During his three tours of duty in Afghanistan, Mills was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals. He speaks across the country, motivating others to live by his motto: "Never give up. Never quit." He has also established a foundation to build a retreat for other special-needs veterans injured in combat and their families.

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