Travis Layfield, of Fremont California, was a Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st
Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force.
Travis died while serving his country on April 6, 2004, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was 19 years old.
In this story, Travis's mother remembers her son's life, and shares a poignant moment from his memorial service.