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February 3, 2014 |
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VA Profiles Tillman Military Scholars

In July, we hosted the 4th Annual Pat Tillman Leadership Summit at Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL.

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February 3, 2014 |
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Attitude is Everything

Attitude is everything for Cpt. Amber Manke. This Tillman Tuesday, we’re proud to honor her as our scholar of the week!

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February 3, 2014 |
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Running for Pat and BJ

After months of training, Team Tillman will race the streets of the Windy City this Sunday for the 36th Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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February 3, 2014 |
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Remembering Pat on his 37th Birthday

Today, November 6th, marks what would have been Pat’s 37th birthday. Almost ten years later, most Americans still remember Pat as an NFL athlete and soldier, but he is and will always be Tillman Military Scholar #1 in our community.

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February 3, 2014 |
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Holiday should be spent working with, supporting vets of all wars

Recently, I walked through our historic downtown in North Carolina, replete with boutique shops and upscale restaurants. Families passed without any apparent thought of how the rest of the world is getting along, so it was a shock to me when a homeless man reached out asking for money. I asked him his name and […]

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February 3, 2014 |
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Remember those who sacrifice every day

On Nov. 11, 2011, I stood in front of a gravestone at the local national cemetery in small town Arkansas. The dates read: August 23, 1988-May 6, 2010.

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February 3, 2014 |
News

TIME: Forward Marching, After War

Veterans stripped of a sense of purpose and mission often find themselves asking that question once they leave the service after tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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January 24, 2014 |
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The Guardian: The US army is more than PTSD and sexual assault

The past couple of weeks have not seen good press for the US military. Ironically, right after a massive report on sexual abuse within the force was released, brass announced a wave of investigations and arrests of leaders and service members whose job it was to fight these very problems.

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January 24, 2014 |
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NBC NEWS: Left behind: Afghan translator dodges Taliban on long road to America

The Afghan interpreter hid for his life, hunted by the Taliban for helping the Marines. His punishment, he says, had already been savage – the murder of his father and the abduction of his toddler brother. He believes he was next on the hit list.

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January 22, 2014 |
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Angela Durko receives Texas A&M’s Vice Chancellor’s Award for graduate student teaching

Angela Durko, a graduate student in the department of recreation, park and tourism sciences at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, has been presented a Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence in the Graduate Student Teaching category.

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