He is one of only five soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq who survived losing parts of all four limbs.
In 2014, he created the Travis Mills foundation to help fellow veterans and the project was made possible by an incredible fundraising drive.
You can't tell he is walking on prosthetic legs and the warmth of his eyes take away any possible awkwardness I may feel at the carbon-fibre gripper he extends in place of a right hand. When you go through a trauma you can go down and stay down, or you can rise above it.
We get letters from grandmas that are 87 that say, "I don’t have much.
Hope this helps with something".' Mills runs the foundation along with his wife Kelsey, 28, who is expecting their second child.
According to his Facebook page, Mills wrote: 'It is with great joy that we announce the Grand Opening of the Travis Mills Foundation Veterans Retreat.'We are thrilled to welcome members of the community to join us to open the doors of our national veterans retreat from pm to pm on Sunday, June 25.
'Please join us for our opening as we welcome 56 veteran families to Maine at no cost to them this summer.'Anyone seeking to donate to the Travis Mills Foundation and support the Veteran's Retreat can follow this link.
He says the "I could never cope" line is one he hears a lot.