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
    • Old Goats of Travis Manion Foundation and Loews BBQ

      Coronado , CA

    • Council Rock “Character Does Matter” Run

      Holland, Pennsylvania

    • 8th Annual Ride for the Heroes

      Newtown, Pennsylvania

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  • News
    • A Partnership for Character: Rumsfeld, Churchill and the Travis Manion Foundation

    • Philadelphia Soul Host Military Appreciation Night to Benefit TMF

    • Links in the Chain: A Wrestling Coach Remembers Two Fallen Warriors

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