Travis S. Bachman

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Garden City, KS

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant First Class

While serving with the 714th maintenance Company, 524th Combat Support Service Battalion in Mosul, Travis’s convoy was struck by an IED. Travis was mortally wounded but saved others within his Company prior to him succumbing to his injuries. Travis posthumously received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Combat Action Badge for his actions on this day.

Travis had a kind and giving heart. Willing to take the shirt of his back if you needed it. Much of his personality was exemplified by his father Rodney Bachman who misses him dearly. His witty humor, laugh and endless energy will be missed. He was one week from making it home.

Travis is survived by his son Zachary son Tyler, and daughter Kaleigh His Mother Connie and Father Rodney. His Brother Bill and his Sister Crystal. He is deeply missed by his extended family and friends.

Age: 30

Date of Death: August 01, 2007

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