Friday, April 23, 2004

Pat Tillman 

Pat Tillman, the NFL player who quit the NFL and joined the Army Rangers to fight in Afghanistan, was killed in action today (or recently). He was such an inspiration. He came home for leave, I remember reading, and didn't allow a big hoo-ha to be made over him.

He was a hero and I'll pray for him.

Update: ABC News says Tillman gave up a $9 million offer to join the Army after 9/11. Those few congressmen who are recommending the draft be re-instated because only the poor and middle class join the volunteer army should get down on their knees and thank Pat Tillman's parents for raising men.

Update: An old Peggy Noonan article.

Update: Dave McGinnis, Tillman’s former coach with the Cardinals, said he felt both Overwhelming Sorrow and Tremendous Pride

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