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…”

Honor The Fallen

We are dedicated to sharing the stories and carrying on the legacies of our Fallen Heroes

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At a glance
  • 100,000+ Young Adults

    inspired to live with character & serve their community

  • 60,000+ Veterans & Survivors

    supported by TMF Programs

  • 50+ 9/11 Heroes Run

    locations across the country and around the world

  • 4,000+ Volunteers

    activated to serve across the country

  • Events
    • Veteran Transition Workshop – Philadelphia, Washington D.C., San Diego, and Houston


    • Shane’s Challenge Expedition

      San Raimundo, Guatemala

    • TMF Spartan Ambassador Training – Houston

      Houston, Texas

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  • News
    • TMF Represented in NFL’s #MyCauseMyCleats Campaign

    • Michael Gallardo, U. S. Army, Wins 2016 Power Triumph Games, and Lakin Booker, U.S. Marine Corp, Receives “Character Does Matter Award”

    • TMF Partner Johnson & Johnson Explains Why American Businesses Should Hire More Veterans

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