U.S. Navy HM3
Line of Duty Death: July 21, 2005

US Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Travis Youngblood, who was assigned to Naval Hospital Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Illinois, died on July 21, 2005 of wounds sustained six days earlier when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations in Hit, Iraq. HM3 Youngblood had deployed with II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

HM3 Youngblood is survived by his wife, Laura, who also served as a Navy Corpsman, and a son and daughter.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid off the mortgage held on the Youngblood family’s home.