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TILLMAN TUESDAY: 2016 Tillman Scholar Anthony Johnson Hopes to Bring Light to Issues Relating to Non-Military PTSD

Pat Tillman Foundation Communications   |   By Jill Walsh, Communications Manager   |   September 20, 2016

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 400 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 to highlighting the individual impact of a Tillman Scholar, focusing on their success in school, career and community—all thanks to your support. This week we learn more about one of our newest Tillman Scholars, 2016 Tillman Scholar Anthony Johnson. An Army veteran, Anthony grew up in violence in Chicago’s south side where his drive to get to school was just to escape the environment. Anthony saw the military as a safer environment rather than home and now working towards earning his PhD. in Health Services at Northern Illinois University, Anthony hopes to bring light to issues relating to non-military PTSD and how they affect communities. (more…)

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