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Serving as the President of Travis Manion Foundation since 2012, Ryan leads a national movement focused on assisting veterans and families of the fallen to take the next step in their personal journeys, and inspiring the next generation of leaders. As a highly regarded advocate for the military community, Ryan has been invited to address national audiences on numerous occasions.

Ryan Manion has dedicated her life to supporting our nation’s military, veterans, and families of fallen heroes. She is inspired by the character, leadership, and sacrifice of her brother 1st Lt. Travis Manion, USMC, who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Al Anbar province of Iraq while drawing fire away from his wounded comrades on April 29th, 2007

Since 2011, Ryan has served her local community as an elected Township Supervisor in her hometown of Doylestown, PA. Other notable accomplishments include:

  • 2018 Bush Institute Inaugural Stand To Class
  • 2017 Honorary Graduate of United States Naval Academy
  • 2016 HillVets 100 list
  • 2015 President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service
  • 2015 Aspen Institute Scholar
  • 2014 Joseph D. Helton, Jr. Award  for Leadership
  • 2013 Hillier (Ignite) Warrior for Warriors Award
  • 2011 Commodore John Barry Distinguished Citizen Award