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TILLMAN TUESDAY: Scholar Rae Anne Frey Overcame Adversity on the Path to Pursuing her Educational Goals

Pat Tillman Foundation Communications   |   By Jill Walsh   |   May 19, 2015
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Rae Anne serving in Iraq at Camp Bucca (2009-2010)

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, nearly 350 Tillman Scholars are striving to impact our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Every “Tillman Tuesday,” we are committed to highlighting the individual impact of a Tillman Scholar, focusing on their success in school, career and community—all thanks to your support.

In this week’s Tillman Tuesday, we talked to Army veteran Rae Anne Frey about her path to overcoming adversity while pursuing her Ph.D in Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Like 35 percent of Tillman Scholars, Rae Anne is a first-generation college student having earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. A proud mom of two, she served nine years with the Army National Guard, and deployed to Iraq in 2009 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (more…)

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