Travis Mills, a 26-year old Army staff sergeant, has partnered with the owners of Camp Kennebec, Joel and Crista Lavenson and the Bread of Life Ministries to establish a home for the National Veterans Recreation Center at Camp Kennebec in Belgrade.Mills was serving in Afghanistan and on April 10, 2012 he had stepped on a mine and he lost his right arm and right leg and he began a long recovery process that included a stay at the Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dean LaChance, the executive director of Bread of Life Ministries, tells the Bangor Daily News that "he had a dream and a vision to have a place in Maine, on a lake, that was fully handicap-accessible, for veterans from all over the country to be able to come to, who have differing ability needs and disability needs."

To volunteer or provide financial support to the Travis Mills Project, go to or call Bread of Life Ministries at 207-626-3434.