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October 17, 2017 |
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Bob Woodruff Foundation Grant Advances Tillman Scholar Impact in Veteran Health Care

Chicago, IL (October 17, 2017) – Today, we are proud to announce that Pat Tillman Foundation has received a grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) to empower Tillman Scholars who are pursuing advanced degrees in health care and mental health services. As part of its Fall 2017 grant cycle, BWF announced a total investment of $1.4 million awarded […]

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September 26, 2017 |
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Statement: Pat’s memory should remind people to come together

Chicago, IL (September 26, 2017) – The Pat Tillman Foundation shared the following statement from Board Chair and Co-Founder Marie Tillman on Pat’s legacy and the need for unity and togetherness in our country: “As a football player and soldier, Pat inspired countless Americans to unify. It is my hope that his memory should always […]

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August 31, 2017 |
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Pat Tillman Foundation Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation

Chicago (Aug. 1, 2017) — The MDRT Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Million Dollar Round Table, has awarded a $9,000 grant to the Pat Tillman Foundation to provide academic support and scholarships to military veterans and their spouses who are pursuing their higher education through the Tillman Scholar program. Through its global grants programs, […]

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July 11, 2017 |
Blog News

TILLMAN TUESDAY: How the ‘Fail Mary’ Inspired Tillman Scholar Jed Hefner to Make a Difference

Pat Tillman Foundation can’t fulfill its mission to empower military veterans and their spouses without the generosity of our supporters across the country. Nationwide, over 500 Tillman Scholars are striving to impact our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, science, education and the arts. Every “Tillman Tuesday,” we are committed […]

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June 28, 2017 |
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro to Receive Pat Tillman Award for Service at The 25th ESPYS

In 2005 while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro was following routine orders when his Humvee rolled over a buried pressure-plate mine and exploded. The blast severed most of his fingers and left him in a coma for nearly three months, with burns covering the majority of his […]

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June 27, 2017 |
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TILLMAN TUESDAY: Scholar Seth Kastle Helps Explain the Struggles of PTSD through Children’s Book While Taking Care of his Fellow Veterans

Pat Tillman Foundation can’t fulfill its mission to empower military veterans and their spouses without the generosity of our supporters across the country. Nationwide, over 500 Tillman Scholars are striving to impact our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, science, education and the arts. Every “Tillman Tuesday,” we are committed […]

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June 21, 2017 |
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TILLMAN SCHOLARS JOIN FORCES WITH JOURNEY HOME USA TO REHAB VETERAN’S HOME

Chicago, IL (June 20, 2017) – Tillman Scholars from the Minnesota region will partner with Journey Home USA, Got Your 6 and Macy’s to give back during a day of service on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Scholars and local volunteers will help rehab a home in North Oaks for a local Veteran and their family. […]

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June 19, 2017 |
Blog News

SPOTLIGHT: An Interview with Tillman Scholar Astronaut Jonny Kim

Pat Tillman Foundation can’t fulfill its mission to empower military veterans and their spouses without the generosity of our supporters across the country. Nationwide, over 520 Tillman Scholars are striving to impact our country and communities through their studies in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. 

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June 13, 2017 |
Blog News

TILLMAN TUESDAY: Samuel Innocent Looks to Impact his Community through Public Policy for Years to Come

Pat Tillman Foundation can’t fulfill its mission to empower military veterans and their spouses without the generosity of our supporters across the country. Nationwide, over 500 Tillman Scholars are striving to impact our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, science, education and the arts. Every “Tillman Tuesday,” we are committed […]

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June 8, 2017 |
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2017 Tillman Scholars Announced

Chicago, IL – Today, Marie Tillman, Board Chair and Co-Founder of the Pat Tillman Foundation, announced the names of the U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses chosen as 2017 Tillman Scholars. In recognition of their service, leadership and potential, the newly selected class will receive over $1.1 million in scholarships to pursue their higher education […]

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