Media & Scholar News

Tillman Scholars are experts in their fields and work to make an impact in communities at the local and global levels. The Pat Tillman Foundation elevates their voices by promoting Tillman Scholar stories in the media.



Landon Wilson Discusses LGBTQ+ Advocacy, Policy Change, and Hopes for the Future

Pride Month is a time for us to reflect on how we can work together as a country to be the advocates in making the

Fostering Recovery in the Veteran Community, Marshall Bahr Launches the Helping Heroes Program

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a reality for many people in ourTillman Scholar community. Many of our scholars lead difficult, open conversations about addressing this issue

Tillman Scholars in the News

We’re proud of these Tillman Scholars for continuing to make an impact on their communities. Read on to see how they continue to lead through

Improbable, but Not Impossible: Tillman Scholars Discuss Foster Care Awareness Month

May is Foster Care Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge children and youth in foster care and the family members, foster parents, volunteers, mentors, child
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Pat Tillman Foundation Names 2012 Tillman Scholar Amber Manke to its Board of Directors

The Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) today announced the appointment of Dr. Amber Manke, a 2012 Tillman Scholar, to its Board of Directors. Manke earned her

Military Appreciation Month: Tillman Scholars Share What You Can Do to Honor Veterans

The Pat Tillman Foundation is proud to have a community of more than 800 veterans, service members, and military spouses who have served the country

Tillman Scholars in the News

We’re proud of these Tillman Scholars for continuing to make an impact on their communities. Read on to see how they continue to lead through

Tillman Scholar Kanaan Goldstein Reflects on Experiences During Jewish American Heritage Month

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we are passing the mic to 2021 Tillman Scholar Kanaan Goldstein, a Navy veteran and rabbinical student at

Foster Care Awareness Month: Tillman Scholar Ricky Holder Has a Plan for Changing the System

In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month, 2020 Tillman Scholar Ricky Holder shared his experience of his upbringing in the foster care system. Now, Ricky

Military Spouses Appreciation Month: Our Scholars Recognize Their Biggest Supporters

The Pat Tillman Foundation supports veterans, active duty service members, and military spouses; nearly 20% of our Tillman Scholar community are military spouses who are

Military Appreciation Month from the PTF Staff

May kicks off the official Military Appreciation Month, a special time to reflect and give thanks to the brave individuals who have served our country.

Nam Yong Cho on his Path to Make his Impact in Medicine

2022 Tillman Scholar Nam grew up in Seoul, South Korea, before immigrating to the US at the age of ten. As an undergraduate student at