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Pat Tillman Death

These Pro Athletes Gave Up Sports For Reasons You'd Never Believe

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

We often assume that successful professional athletes will play out their careers until they are truly no longer able to compete. Whether their endura...

Memorial Day 2011: Kneel Where Our Loves Are Sleeping

Cilla McCain | Posted 07.30.2011 | Impact
Cilla McCain

We can all learn a lot from the military wives, mothers and daughters of America and follow their example everyday of the year.

Pat Tillman's Mother: McChrystal Should Be Removed From New Post

ABC News | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

Mary Tillman, mother of Pat Tillman, the former professional football player turned Army Ranger who was tragically killed by friendly fire 7 years ago...

Shadow Elite: Pat Tillman & Why Soldier Hero Worship Serves the Powerful ... Not the Soldiers

Andrew Bickford | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Bickford

"Heroism" is used and heroes created to aestheticize and glorify war and, it seems, is the ideological band-aid we use to cover up the suffering, wounding, and killing of disposable soldiers.

The Tillman Story -- Just Give Us Some Truth

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Tillman, who walked away from a multi-million dollar contract as a professional football player to enlist in the Army Rangers after the 9/11 attacks, is the subject of a new moving documentary.

President and Congress Ignored My Family's Warnings About McChrystal

Mary Tillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mary Tillman

Over the last five years the Pentagon and Congress have had numerous opportunities to hold accountable those responsible for the cover-up of my son Pat's death. Each time they've failed.

Pat Tillman Tribute, 'Pat's Run,' Continues To Grow

NCAAFB FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. -- With each succeeding year since his tragic death, Pat Tillman's army continues to grow. On Saturday morning more than 28,000 peopl...

Rethinking Memorial Day: The Pat Tillman Story

Myriam Miedzian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Myriam Miedzian

The tragic fact is that many if not most of the soldiers honored on Memorial Day did not die to protect our nation from enemy attack. They died in wars fought for economic, political, or egotistical reasons.

Sundance: The Tillman Story

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

In showing the pain of the family and in the immorality of some military leaders, Amir Bar-Lev's The Pat Tillman Story opens a Pandora's Box of ugly self-interest and public duplicity.

The Pat Tillman Foundation: Continuing A Tradition Of Service

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It's been five and a half years since Pat Tillman died in Afghanistan as a result of friendly fire. With Veterans Day fast approaching, Tillman's wido...

Pat Tillman's Enduring Legacy

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

The overriding message in reading about Tillman is that with so any opportunities for all of us to go beyond our comfort zones and take a more risky yet rewarding path, too often we settle for the easy choice.

Sam Stein

Jon Krakauer: McChrystal's Explanation For Pat Tillman Cover-up Is "Preposterous"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Little attention has been paid to Gen. Stanley McChrystal's back-story and his rise to the height of military command of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. B...

Top Ten Most Inspiring Stories Of The 2000s

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This past decade has had its share of mishaps, to be sure, but here at Impact, we think the following inspirational moments are enough to make even th...

WATCH: Krakauer And Jon Stewart On Pat Tillman

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"It's the worst best story you'll ever read," said Daily Show host Jon Stewart last night about Jon Krakauer's new book, Where Men Win Glory. Krakaue...

Pat Tillman's Mother: McChrystal Lied At Hearing

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest explanation for why Pat Tillman's Silver Star citation failed to mention that friendly fire killed the former NFL star in Afghanistan is an...

Investigators Hit Dead End In Pat Tillman Death Inquiry

New York Times | Mike Nizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A House committee today announced that it had hit a dead end after months of investigating the mishandling of the death of Cpl. Pat Tillman, the N.F.L...