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TILLMAN TUESDAY: From a Green Beret to Teaching, Joshua Tarsky Has a Passion for Education

Pat Tillman Foundation Communications   |   By Jill Walsh   |   July 28, 2015
2015 Tillman Scholar Joshua Tarsky (center) is in his third year influencing students through teaching English at Lawrence High School in the Boston area

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 feature the second scholar from the Class of 2015, Chicago native and Army reservist Joshua Tarsky. Now in his 11th year serving in the U.S. military, Josh also works as an English teacher at Lawrence High School, 30 miles north of Boston, while pursuing his law degree at Suffolk University. In the Army, he was a Green Beret Special Forces Medic (18D) and served three deployments – twice to Afghanistan, once to Honduras. (more…)

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