Authorities are still searching for a 17-year-old kid that escaped the Wolverine Rehabilitation Camp in Vassar. The child escaped the center 24 hours after arriving. Apparently there are no locks on the doors and the teen simply opened the door and took off.
The story of Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills would be enough to make most people throw the towel in and be bitter for the rest of their lives. Travis Mills isn't most people though. Check out the video this Vassar native made for all the people supporting him and his family.
Regardless where you live, the story of Travis Mills serves a reminder of the sacrifice and bravery that runs through our Armed Forces. The fact that Mills is from our area serves a reminder that behind that bravery and sacrifice, there are real people. Check out the latest details on this hometown/national hero, and how you can help.
Vassar native, family man, and national hero, Army Sgt. Travis Mills is back on American land, and recovering at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, after losing all four of his limbs in a IED explosion in Afghanistan. Two charities have started construction on a custom built home, to help Mills and his family with the challenges they will face.
I don't know where to start this article, because anything I write won't be tribute enough to Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills of Vassar, Michigan. Sgt. Mills was wounded in Afghanistan and his family is eagerly awaiting his return.