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This Memorial Page Established by -SFC L. E. TOMPKINS, USA, Ret.
In Honor Of SSG TRAVIS TINY TOMPKINS
In Memory of SSG TRAVIS M. TOMPKINS.KIA 16 March 2011 near Pul-e-Alam. He was a
Military Police NCO assigned to 4th BCT 10th Mountain Division, Ft. Polk, LA. His platoon
was attached to the 5th BN 25th FA at the time of his death.
He was born 29 Nov 1979 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He grew up in Lawton,OK.After graduating
from high school in 1999 he took an interest in the military and spoke to all branches
recruiters.
His decision was to follow his father, grandfather and uncle in service with the Army.
At 6 feet 5 inches he had been given the nickname of "Tiny" in school around the
time he hit 6 foot.
He was a loving husband,father,son,brother and uncle.
Staff Sgt. Travis M. Tompkins
United States Army
KIA 26 March 2011, Afghanistan
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31, of Lawton, Okla.; assigned to Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team,
10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.; died March 16 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries
sustained on March 15 when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.