The story of the Marine who survived all his squad in a twist of fateJesus Diaz11/15/14 3:17am3626EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThis is the heart wrenching story of Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams. He lost all his squad mates—11 of them—when their vehicle exploded on their way to a rescue mission in Barwanah, Iraq. And all because, at the last minute, someone tapped on his shoulder. He was lucky. Perhaps, he thinks, too damn lucky.