Family of Medal of Honor recipient welcomed home from D.C.

Family of Medal of Honor recipient welcomed home from D.C.


dozens here are filling the postman Yellowstone Airport all in pre-emptive for this event now it’s very special for those here in Bozeman but others who came from as far as Idaho and beyond just for the honor we’re so proud to be Americans and and so proud of Travis given the ultimate sacrifice an archway of American patriotism was one gesture of many welcoming home the family of Staff Sergeant Travis Adkins his Medal of Honor in tow this fellow to receive the Medal of Honor as as you know a high high honor and two US military that’s incredible rich English knows service he was a medic in the jungles of Vietnam yet that performance that what he did comes from inside and that’s a great credit to his mother to his father and their upbringing the Bozeman high school band honored Travis’s family to [Music] others like the Olsons and the Andersons knew the family well and brought their memories to the terminal Mike Anderson was Travis’s math teacher the staff sergeants sacrifice still hits close to home for him so many times you just see it in the paper and it doesn’t touch you and this one touched us very closely because it was a dear friend and a dear family Jack and Elaine Atkins were greeted by a full honor guard including rich English but it didn’t stop inside a hero’s welcome one that Travis Atkins sacrificed everything for but never got to see there’s a lot of nice guys out there and in the military hey it’s it’s incredible that these guys are still doing this the number of American flags says it alone many of the veterans here say as long as this memory is joven and Travis is remembered then that message will never be lost in Bozeman Cody Boyer MTN news fazt consoie driven home in a three vehicle escort from Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport people lined the road the whole way including through belgrade

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