America's Fallen Hero's
Maj. Travis Brunelle
Major Brunelle enlisted in the Army in 1991. In 2002 he graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in information studies and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry, gaining his commission through ROTC at Florida State. He attended the Infantry Officer’s Basic Course, where he served as a platoon leader and would go on to attend the Special Forces Officers Qualification Course. In October 2004, Brunelle earned the coveted Green Beret.
Then-Captain Brunelle served as a detachment commander for Company C, 3 rd Battalion, 20 th Special Forces Group. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
For his service to our nation, Brunelle was decorated with two Bronze Stars Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, and multiple OEF and OIF deployment ribbons. Additional recognitions include the Expert Infantry badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, and the Special Forces Tab.
A Master Mason and president of the Tampa Bay Ranger Regiment motorcycle club, The Killer Mans Sons. His community knew Major Brunelle as selfless, compassionate, and full of life.
Today, Major Brunelle is survived by his wife, Renee, and many countless loving friends and family. May God bless Major Travis Brunelle for his service to the country he so valiantly and proudly fought for, the Uninted States of America.