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Pat Tillman
Birth: Nov. 6, 1976
Fremont
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 2004, Afghanistan

Professional Football Player, United States Army Soldier. A standout defensive back with Arizona State University during his college playing days, he was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 7th round of the 1998 National Football League Draft. He won the starting Safety position for the team, playing the next four seasons with them, being named an NFL All-Pro in 2000. In May 2002 he voluntarily left a 3.6 million dollar professional football contract and joined the United States Army to become a Ranger in response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment, he was killed in action in Afghanistan in what was ultimately proved to be friendly fire. He was posthumously promoted to the rank of Corporal. (bio by: Christy from NE Arkansas) 

Cause of death: Casualty of war
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Christy from NE Arkansas
Record added: Apr 23, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8668647
Pat Tillman
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