Kevin Tillman / TruthdigMay 27, 2019
Kevin Tillman joined the Army with his brother Pat in 2002, and they served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Pat was killed in Afghanistan in 2004. Two years later, Kevin wrote a powerful, must-read document. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Kevin Tillman / TruthdigFeb 22, 2019
As our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have proved, the U.S. can cause immeasurable harm based on a false pretense. We can't let it happen again. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishJun 24, 2018
Spenser Rapone—dismissed by some of his classmates at West Point as the “communist cadet”—courageously confronted the military’s toxic hyper-masculinity, misogyny, racism and role as the enforcer for global capitalism. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 9, 2017
For Veterans Day, Truthdig presents footage of the author and the film director discussing their experiences with war, peace and politics in a discussion moderated by Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer. Dig deeper ( 51 Min. Read )
Kevin Tillman / TruthdigAug 20, 2010
In light of the release of the must-see documentary "The Tillman Story," we reprint Kevin Tillman's classic 2006 Truthdig piece on the death of his brother, Pat. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 9, 2008
Four years after Pat Tillman's death by friendly fire in Afghanistan, his mother, Mary Tillman, is still asking questions -- primarily about the U.S. government's initial cover-up of the details of Pat's death and about how far up the chain of command the deception extended. Here, New York Times sports writer George Vecsey praises Mary Tillman and her new memoir, "Boots on the Ground by Dusk: My Tribute to Pat Tillman." Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 7, 2008
Mary Tillman made a sharp and moving appearance Tuesday morning on the "Today" show to talk about her new book, "Boots on the Ground by Dusk: My Tribute to Pat Tillman," about the friendly-fire death of her son, Pat, and the U.S. military's subsequent cover-up in 2004. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 7, 2006
"Luckily this country is still a democracy. People still have a voice. People still can take action. It can start after Pat's birthday." -- Kevin Tillman Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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