THE Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) empowers veterans and the families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. In 2007, 1st Lt Travis Manion (USMC) was killed in Iraq while saving his wounded teammates. Today, Travis’ legacy lives on in the words he spoke before leaving for his final deployment, “If Not Me, Then Who…”

TMF is re-defining American character

By connecting our military community with young adults, we provide service members with a renewed sense of purpose and the opportunity to make a community impact and thrive in their civilian lives.

At a glance
  • 150,000+ Young Adults

    inspired to live with character & serve their community

  • 60,000+ Veterans & Survivors

    supported by TMF Programs

  • 55+ 9/11 Heroes Run

    locations across the country and around the world

  • 4,000+ Volunteers

    activated to serve across the country

  • Events
    • Training Session for New TMF Character Does Matter Ambassadors – Washington, D.C.

      Washington, D.C.

    • Trainings Session for New CDM Ambassadors – Houston

      Houston, TX

    • CDM: Leadership Academy at USS Midway

      San Diego, California

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  • News
    • TMF Leaders top “HillVets 100” list of most influential veterans and supporters of 2016

    • Ryan Manion, Who Lost Brother in Iraq, Assaulted at Veterans Ball

    • Gold Star Wife Amy Looney Assaulted After Veterans Inaugural Ball

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