Death of Pat Tillman

November 6, 1976 - April 22, 2004
Sperah, Afghanistan | Age 27

Former Arizona Cardinal Pat Tillman killed in Afghanistan
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Pat Tillman, who walked away from his professional football career to join the Army Rangers, was killed in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Friday.

The officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said a formal announcement was expected later in the day.

Spokesmen at the Pentagon and U.S. Army declined comment.

There were no immediate details on his death.

A military official, also speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that a soldier had been...

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