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TILLMAN TUESDAY: From Small Town Farming to Army Combat Medic, James Chally’s Passion to Serve Remains the Same

Pat Tillman Foundation Communications   |   By Jill Walsh, Communications Manager   |   July 12, 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 other “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 had the opportunity to learn more about 2015 Tillman Scholar James Chally who served active duty with the U.S. Army for nine years. Throughout his time in the service James served as a combat medic, inspiring him to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant. With one year of school remaining at University of Washington, James will begin his clinical rotations in September of this year and eventually hopes to develop a PA program to fill a medical gap in underserved countries. (more…)

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