Travis K Hunsberger

Travis K Hunsberger

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U.S. Army

Travis Kent Hunsberger was born on February 4, 1984, in Elkhart, Indiana to Steve E. and Rhonda K. (Bemiller) Hunsberger.

Travis was a native of Goshen, Ind. He was a 2002 graduate of North Wood High School, where he played soccer and wrestled. He attended Ball State University.

He volunteered for the Army in 2004 as a Special Forces candidate. In 2006, he earned the “Green Beret.” Travis’ military education included the Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Course, Basic Airborne Course, Warrior Leaders Course and Special Forces Qualification Course. He really loved serving in the military even though he knew the risks involved in it, and said “This is what brings the greatest happiness and greatest joy”.

He was fully committed to his family, his friends and his career. On February 10, 2007, he married Hannah Govan.

He is survived by his wife Hannah Hunsberger. Also surviving are his parents, Steve and Ronda Hunsberger; brother, Kyle Hunsberger; sister, Kelsey Hunsberger; grandparents, Kenneth and Ruth Bemiller and Kelly and Deanie Hunsberger.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal with “V” Device, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Services Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge and the Special Forces Tab.

Travis’ portrait is also located on Poster 5


2 Responses to “Travis K Hunsberger”
  1. Jeff Kulkowski says:

    It was an honor to wear your name during the Marine Corp Marathon this past Sunday 10/28/18. You gave your ultimate sacrifice on my birthday so when I say the bib on the table I knew that was the one for me. In the later parts of the race when I started to feel fatigued and tired I thought about your name on my back and what it represented. It was that little bit of inspiration I needed to dig deeper within myself to meet my goal time. I can never give what you gave or be the hero that you were but I hope I was able to properly honor your character

  2. Kris Ryskamp says:

    I went to Arlington Cemetery and participated in an event called: Mindful Memorial Day. They gave me your name. I didn’t know you but I’m grateful for you and the gift you gave to every American citizen. Thank you for your service! You are remembered, missed and deeply loved.

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